State of Minnesota
SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS
Tuesday, March 8, 2016
12:00 Noon
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 Latz and Hall introduced--
S.F. No. 2227: A bill for an act relating to public safety; clarifying the offense of fourth degree assault against a peace officer; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 609.2231, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Cohen introduced--
S.F. No. 2228: A bill for an act relating to public safety; modifying provisions related to the transfer of pistols and semiautomatic military-style assault weapons, eligibility to carry a handgun in public, and eligibility to possess a firearm; modifying the judicial process for restoring firearms eligibility to certain persons who have become ineligible; modifying the judicial challenge process for persons who have been denied a permit to carry a handgun; making it a crime to falsely report the loss or theft of a firearm; expanding the crime of transferring certain firearms to an ineligible person; clarifying the law on aiding and abetting an ineligible person to possess a firearm; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 609.505, by adding a subdivision; 624.712, subdivision 5; 624.7131, subdivisions 1, 4, 5, by adding a subdivision; 624.7132, subdivisions 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 12, 13, 15, by adding a subdivision; 624.714, subdivisions 6, 8, 12, 21; 624.7141, subdivisions 1, 2, 3; Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, sections 609.165, subdivision 1d; 624.713, subdivisions 1, 2, 4; 624.714, subdivision 16; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 609.66, subdivision 1f; 624.7132, subdivision 14.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Cohen introduced--
S.F. No. 2229: A bill for an act relating to state government; restricting reimbursable lodging expenses for all state employees and agency heads; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 43A.38, by adding subdivisions.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Cohen, Kent, Wiklund, Franzen and Scalze introduced--
S.F. No. 2230: A bill for an act relating to environment; reinstating the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency Citizens' Board; amending Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, sections 116.02; 116.03, subdivisions 1, 2a; repealing Laws 2015, First Special Session chapter 4, article 4, section 149.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senator Dahle introduced--
S.F. No. 2231: A bill for an act relating to education finance; modifying the calculation of school district equalized debt service levies; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 123B.53, subdivision 5.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Dahle introduced--
S.F. No. 2232: A bill for an act relating to retirement; Teachers Retirement Association; extending Rule of 90 benefits to post-June 30, 1989, hires; revising employee and employer contribution rates; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 354.05, subdivision 38; 354.42, subdivisions 2, 3; 354.44, subdivision 6.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senator Dahle introduced--
S.F. No. 2233: A bill for an act relating to gambling; modifying private social bets exclusion from impermissible bets; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 609.75, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senator Dahle introduced--
S.F. No. 2234: A bill for an act relating to education; modifying certain charter school provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 124E.05, subdivisions 4, 5.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Dahle introduced--
S.F. No. 2235: A bill for an act relating to liquor; clarifying the definition of alcoholic beverage to include powdered alcohol; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 297G.01, subdivision 2; 340A.101, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senator Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 2236: A bill for an act relating to education finance; providing enhanced debt service equalization for school districts in certain unique situations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 123B.535.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 2237: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for public infrastructure for the Big Lake Area Sanitary District; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 2238: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; providing for reimbursement of costs associated with beaver damage; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 97B.655, subdivision 2; 97B.665, subdivision 2; 97B.667, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senator Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 2239: A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring the commissioner of human services to implement a program to obtain discounted prescription drugs through Canadian pharmacies; establishing a Web site for ordering prescription drugs; providing state and local employee health plans, state health care programs, and health plan companies access to discounted prescription drugs; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 2240: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for water infrastructure in the city of Carlton and in the Carlton/Twin Lakes Regional Water District; authorizing the issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Carlson introduced--
S.F. No. 2241: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for remediation of the Freeway Landfill and construction of a lined landfill in Burnsville; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Chamberlain introduced--
S.F. No. 2242: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for capital improvements to the Hugo Short Line Railway.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Chamberlain introduced--
S.F. No. 2243: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for capital improvements to the Hugo Short Line Railway; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Chamberlain introduced--
S.F. No. 2244: A bill for an act relating to education; requiring rulemaking for music production teacher licensure.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Brown introduced--
S.F. No. 2245: A bill for an act relating to commerce; establishing an economic relief program; transferring money from the game and fish fund and natural resources fund to the general fund; authorizing special property tax abatement aid; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senator Brown introduced--
S.F. No. 2246: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for public infrastructure in Milaca; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Brown introduced--
S.F. No. 2247: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; reimbursing taxing jurisdictions in Mille Lacs County for lost revenue.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Rest, Reinert, Lourey, Senjem and Ruud introduced--
S.F. No. 2248: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for environmental cleanup of the St. Louis River estuary and Duluth harbor; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 2249: A bill for an act relating to taxes; sales and use; accelerating the effective date for certain exemptions for local governments; amending Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 297A.70, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 2250: A bill for an act relating to taxation; removing limitation on reissuing uncashed rebate or property tax refund warrant or check; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 270C.347, subdivision 1; 290A.18, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Goodwin introduced--
S.F. No. 2251: A bill for an act relating to public safety; prohibiting the use of electronic incapacitation cuffs on persons who are in custody for a criminal offense; providing penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 624.731, subdivision 6; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 624.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 2252: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for a cooperative facilities grant; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Nelson and Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 2253: A bill for an act relating to higher education; expanding student loan refinancing; permitting refinancing in emergency circumstances; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 136A.1704.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Nelson, Senjem and Schmit introduced--
S.F. No. 2254: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Chester Woods Trail; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Nelson, Senjem and Bonoff introduced--
S.F. No. 2255: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for replacement of Memorial and Plaza Halls at Rochester Community and Technical College; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Nelson introduced--
S.F. No. 2256: A bill for an act relating to higher education; appropriating money to establish a collegiate recovery program at the University of Minnesota, Rochester campus; requiring a report.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Dahle introduced--
S.F. No. 2257: A bill for an act relating to transportation; capital investment; appropriating money for certain intercity passenger rail projects.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Public Safety.
Senators Nelson, Senjem and Stumpf introduced--
S.F. No. 2258: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Dyslexia Institute of Minnesota in Olmsted County; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Clausen, Bonoff, Nelson, Pratt and Franzen introduced--
S.F. No. 2259: A bill for an act relating to education; offering guidelines for student preparation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 120B.30, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 136F.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Pratt introduced--
S.F. No. 2260: 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.
Senators Bonoff, Wiger, Pratt and Clausen introduced--
S.F. No. 2261: A bill for an act relating to education; modifying the state value-added growth model; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 120B.35, subdivisions 1, 3, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Kent, Nelson, Wiger, Pratt and Jensen introduced--
S.F. No. 2262: A bill for an act relating to education finance; increasing funding for the Minnesota Reading Corps; appropriating money; amending Laws 2015, First Special Session chapter 3, article 2, section 70, subdivision 6.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 2263: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Dakota Rail Regional Trail; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Ruud introduced--
S.F. No. 2264: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for improvements to Cypress Drive in the city of Baxter; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Bonoff, Schmit and Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 2265: A bill for an act relating to environment; maintaining the Pollution Control Agency Citizens' Board; repealing certain amendments and reviving certain repealed statutes.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Stumpf and Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 2266: A bill for an act relating to education finance; creating a mobile manufacturing lab program; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Franzen, Senjem, Dibble, Stumpf and Pederson introduced--
S.F. No. 2267: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the safe routes to school grant program; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Cohen and Dziedzic introduced--
S.F. No. 2268: A bill for an act relating to public safety; requiring federal licensure of persons who regularly transfer firearms; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 624.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Cohen and Dziedzic introduced--
S.F. No. 2269: A bill for an act relating to public safety; mandating firearms training prior to taking permanent possession of a firearm; extending the waiting period to receive a permit to purchase a firearm; modifying provisions related to the transfer of pistols and semiautomatic military-style assault weapons, and to eligibility to possess a firearm; requiring the safe storage of firearms and ammunition; placing requirements on the transfer of firearms; imposing criminal penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 97B.015, subdivision 1; 624.7131, subdivision 5; 624.7132, subdivisions 12, 15, by adding a subdivision; 624.714, subdivision 2a; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 624; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 609.66, subdivision 1f; 624.7132, subdivision 14.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Westrom introduced--
S.F. No. 2270: A bill for an act relating to environment; requiring state assistance prior to enforcing certain effluent standards in the city of Morris.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senator Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 2271: A bill for an act relating to local government; amending laws relating to the Cloquet Area Fire and Ambulance Special Taxing District; amending Laws 2009, chapter 88, article 2, section 46, subdivisions 1, as amended, 2, 3, as amended, 4, 5.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 2272: A bill for an act relating to taxation; minerals; modifying the distribution of the proceeds of production taxes on taconite and iron sulphides and merchantable iron ore concentrate produced therefrom; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 298.28, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 2273: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for local road improvements, including improvements needed related to relocation of Highway 53; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Bakk, Saxhaug and Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 2274: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for construction of the Prospectors ATV Trail System; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Tomassoni, Saxhaug and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 2275: A bill for an act relating to unemployment insurance; providing for extended benefits.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senators Tomassoni, Saxhaug and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 2276: A bill for an act relating to taxation; Sustainable Forest Incentive Act; allowing early withdrawal under certain conditions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 290C.10.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Skoe and Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 2277: A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing sale of certain tax-forfeited lands in Beltrami County.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Carlson and Scalze introduced--
S.F. No. 2278: A bill for an act relating to state contracts; permitting uncollectible judgments against prime contractors to be paid from contract retainage; requiring direct payments to subcontractors under certain circumstances; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 16A.1245.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Tomassoni and Cohen introduced--
S.F. No. 2279: A bill for an act relating to cultural heritage; appropriating money for a Minnesota mining history project.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Limmer introduced--
S.F. No. 2280: A bill for an act relating to taxation; tax increment financing; modifying the project area for the Maple Grove tax increment financing district; amending Laws 2014, chapter 308, article 6, section 9, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Carlson introduced--
S.F. No. 2281: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Minnesota River Regional Trail; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Chamberlain introduced--
S.F. No. 2282: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; modifying age to take deer of either sex; amending Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 97B.301, subdivision 9.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Chamberlain, Stumpf, Wiger, Eaton and Anderson introduced--
S.F. No. 2283: A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; modifying and making permanent the 2014 reading tax credit; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Hoffman, Tomassoni, Rosen, Eken and Abeler introduced--
S.F. No. 2284: A bill for an act relating to human services; increasing the asset medical assistance eligibility limit and the excess income standard for the blind, disabled, and elderly; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 256B.056, subdivision 3; Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 256B.056, subdivision 5c.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Metzen, Hann, Pratt, Dahle and Hayden introduced--
S.F. No. 2285: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a regional medical examiner's facility; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Jensen, Clausen and Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 2286: A bill for an act relating to education finance; increasing funding for community education youth after-school enrichment revenue; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 124D.20, subdivision 4a.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Kent, Pappas, Wiklund and Dahms introduced--
S.F. No. 2287: A bill for an act relating to education; appropriating money for the Minnesota Children's Museum; amending Laws 2015, First Special Session chapter 3, article 2, section 70, subdivision 15.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Rest, Goodwin, Hall and Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 2288: A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; establishing a refundable credit for parents of stillborn children; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Dahle introduced--
S.F. No. 2289: A bill for an act relating to military veterans; removing obsolete language related to the repealed commissioner of veterans affairs guardianship program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 196.05, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Wiger, Dahms and Bonoff introduced--
S.F. No. 2290: A bill for an act relating to education; repealing unnecessary, obsolete, or redundant school district reporting requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 120B.12, subdivision 2; 124D.15, subdivision 3a; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 120B.35, subdivision 4; 122A.43, subdivision 6; 123B.06; 124D.13, subdivision 13; 124D.19, subdivision 14; 124D.452; Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, sections 122A.414, subdivision 3; 122A.60, subdivision 4; Minnesota Rules, part 3530.6200.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Dahms, Wiger, Bonoff, Pratt and Weber introduced--
S.F. No. 2291: A bill for an act relating to education; making certain school district reports optional; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 120B.11, subdivision 5.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Dahms, Senjem, Koenen, Rosen and Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 2292: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for paving a road to serve as access to the State Veterans Cemetery in Redwood County; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Dahms, Koenen, Newman, Sheran and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 2293: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money to the Minnesota Valley Regional Rail Authority; authorizing sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Dahms, Senjem, Rosen, Koenen and Weber introduced--
S.F. No. 2294: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for rural broadband; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Dahms introduced--
S.F. No. 2295: A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing conveyance of certain surplus state land.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Nienow introduced--
S.F. No. 2296: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the East Central Regional Library; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Brown and Anderson introduced--
S.F. No. 2297: A bill for an act relating to crimes; authorizing death penalty for the murder of a peace officer; providing statutory framework, including procedures and criteria for imposition of death penalty; authorizing Board of Pardons to hear petitions for commutations of death penalty sentences; providing for automatic appellate review of death penalty cases; providing for appointment of attorneys in death penalty cases; providing administrative framework for implementing death penalty; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 243.05, subdivision 1; 609.10, subdivision 1; 609.106, by adding a subdivision; 609.12, subdivision 1; 609.135, subdivision 1; 609.185; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 638; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 244A.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Brown, Hall, Anderson, Nienow and Newman introduced--
S.F. No. 2298: A bill for an act relating to public safety; clarifying the justifiable taking of a life statute; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 609.065.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Saxhaug and Skoe introduced--
S.F. No. 2299: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money to replace Hagg Sauer Hall at Bemidji State University; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 2300: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Grand Rapids Mississippi Riverfront Pedestrian Bridge; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 2301: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Itasca Recreation Association Civic Center; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 2302: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money to cover cost overruns for the Myles Reif Center for the Performing Arts project in Grand Rapids.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 2303: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Popple River Recreation Bridge; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Jensen introduced--
S.F. No. 2304: A bill for an act relating to commerce; regulating homeowner's insurance coverages, claims practices, adjuster licensing standards, and certain taxable costs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 65A.27, subdivision 1; 72A.201, subdivisions 1, 4; 72B.041, subdivision 4; 72B.045, subdivision 1; 604.18, subdivision 4; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 65A.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senator Koenen introduced--
S.F. No. 2305: A bill for an act relating to human services; appropriating money to children's mental health collaboratives.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Wiger and Bonoff introduced--
S.F. No. 2306: A bill for an act relating to education; allowing parents of prekindergarten children who are eligible for special education services and have a primary disability of being deaf or hard-of-hearing to enroll in a charter school serving a special education population of primarily deaf and hard-of-hearing students; establishing an enrollment process; appropriating money; amending Laws 2015, First Special Session chapter 3, article 4, section 4.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Brown, Hall, Anderson, Newman and Kiffmeyer introduced--
S.F. No. 2307: A bill for an act relating to criminal justice; clarifying the fourth degree assault crime; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 609.2231, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Chamberlain, Stumpf, Wiger and Anderson introduced--
S.F. No. 2308: A bill for an act relating to education; requiring dyslexia specialists; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 120B.115; Laws 2015, First Special Session chapter 3, article 12, section 4, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Dziedzic, Stumpf and Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 2309: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money to renovate Pillsbury Hall at the University of Minnesota; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Eken, Rosen, Sheran, Hoffman and Hann introduced--
S.F. No. 2310: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying reimbursement rates for intermediate care facilities for persons with developmental disabilities and home and community-based services providers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 256B.5012, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256B; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 256B.5012, subdivisions 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 14.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Newman introduced--
S.F. No. 2311: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for road improvements in McLeod County; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Newman and Chamberlain introduced--
S.F. No. 2312: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; establishing pass requirement for use of state-supported trails; authorizing rulemaking; providing criminal penalties; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 85.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senator Newman introduced--
S.F. No. 2313: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; specifying eligibility of electrical generation under the greater Minnesota business development public infrastructure grant program and increasing the maximum grant amount for that purpose; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 116J.431, subdivisions 1a, 6.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senator Newman introduced--
S.F. No. 2314: A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; modifying vehicle window glazing prohibition; eliminating certain exceptions to vehicle window glazing requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 169.71, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Public Safety.
Senator Newman introduced--
S.F. No. 2315: A bill for an act relating to transportation; highways; designating the segment of marked Trunk Highway 7 in McLeod County as Patrol Officer Michael Alan Hogan Memorial Highway; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 161.14, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Public Safety.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 2316: A bill for an act relating to health; designating veterans' health care services as primary care providers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 62A.15, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 2317: A bill for an act relating to veterans; appropriating money for mental health services for veterans.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Hoffman, Clausen, Johnson, Abeler and Jensen introduced--
S.F. No. 2318: A bill for an act relating to education finance; increasing the general education basic revenue allowance by one percent for fiscal year 2017; amending Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 126C.10, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Dziedzic, Torres Ray, Johnson and Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 2319: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Minnesota Cycling Center; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Hayden introduced--
S.F. No. 2320: A bill for an act relating to health; appropriating money to the commissioner of health for the Give Kids a Smile program.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Stumpf and Skoe introduced--
S.F. No. 2321: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for floodway modeling.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Brown introduced--
S.F. No. 2322: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for sewer and water infrastructure for the city of Pease; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Brown, Nienow, Wiger and Chamberlain introduced--
S.F. No. 2323: A bill for an act relating to education; requiring a student who assaults a teacher to be expelled from school; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 121A.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Hayden, Eaton, Nienow, Kent and Hall introduced--
S.F. No. 2324: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying reimbursement rates for intermediate care facilities for persons with developmental disabilities and home and community-based services providers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 256B.5012, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256B; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 256B.5012, subdivisions 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 14.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Schmit, Rosen, Eken, Abeler and Hayden introduced--
S.F. No. 2325: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying certain nursing facilities requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 144A.071, subdivisions 4c, 4d; Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 256B.441, subdivisions 13, 53.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Franzen and Newman introduced--
S.F. No. 2326: A bill for an act relating to business organizations; updating references throughout Minnesota Statutes to include limited liability companies under the Minnesota Revised Uniform Limited Liability Company Act; clarifying certain fees; making other clarifying changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 5.001, subdivision 2; 5.25, subdivisions 1, 3; 115D.03, subdivision 6a; 116J.395, subdivision 3; 211B.15, subdivision 1; 216B.1612, subdivision 2; 302A.651, subdivision 4; 308B.005, subdivision 18; 319B.02, subdivisions 10, 12; 322C.0201, subdivision 4; 322C.0205, subdivision 1; 322C.0208; 322C.1011, subdivisions 1, 2; Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, sections 5.25, subdivision 5; 124E.05, subdivision 1; 302A.471, subdivision 1; 322C.0105, subdivision 1a; 322C.0407, subdivision 4; 322C.1007, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Thompson and Latz introduced--
S.F. No. 2327: A bill for an act relating to civil actions; clarifying certain provisions for receiverships and assignments for the benefit of creditors; providing for a short form of assignment for recording with a deed to transfer real property; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 559.17, subdivision 2; 576.22; 576.29, subdivision 1; 576.30; 576.45, subdivision 3; 576.47; 577.12; 577.15.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Newman and Latz introduced--
S.F. No. 2328: A bill for an act relating to probate; modifying certain probate provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 484.73, subdivision 2; 524.1-201; 524.2-102; 524.2-202; 524.2-301; 524.2-403; 524.2-404; 524.2-606; 524.3-406; 524.3-1201; 524.3-1203, subdivision 5; 524.5-313; 609.748, subdivision 2; Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 524.5-417; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 524.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Hoffman, Eaton, Clausen, Johnson and Nelson introduced--
S.F. No. 2329: A bill for an act relating to education finance; creating a supplemental compensatory revenue formula; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 126C.05, subdivision 3; 126C.10, subdivision 3; Laws 2015, First Special Session chapter 3, article 1, section 27, subdivision 2; repealing Laws 2015, First Special Session chapter 3, article 2, section 70, subdivision 8.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Marty, Rosen, Hoffman, Abeler and Dziedzic introduced--
S.F. No. 2330: A bill for an act relating to health; prohibiting the use of certain flame-retardant chemicals in certain products; amending Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 325F.071.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 2331: A bill for an act relating to boilers; modifying an exception to certain boiler laws; amending Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 326B.988.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senators Wiger, Johnson, Scalze and Stumpf introduced--
S.F. No. 2332: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the White Bear Lake Area Community Achievement Center; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Wiger, Kent, Scalze, Housley and Chamberlain introduced--
S.F. No. 2333: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Applied Technology Center at Century College; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Wiger, Kent, Scalze, Housley and Chamberlain introduced--
S.F. No. 2334: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for higher education asset preservation and replacement (HEAPR) at Century College; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Cohen and Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 2335: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for predesign of new Roy Wilkins Center in St. Paul; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Clausen introduced--
S.F. No. 2336: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Minnesota Zoo; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Nienow introduced--
S.F. No. 2337: A bill for an act relating to transportation; capital investment; appropriating money for improvements to marked Trunk Highway 95 in the city of Cambridge; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Nienow introduced--
S.F. No. 2338: A bill for an act relating to transportation; capital investment; appropriating money for improvements to marked Trunk Highway 95 in the city of Cambridge.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Eaton, Rest, Abeler, Hoffman and Limmer introduced--
S.F. No. 2339: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for Hennepin Technical College's advanced manufacturing integration and revitalization, phase 1; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Wiklund, Lourey, Marty and Franzen introduced--
S.F. No. 2340: A bill for an act relating to health; permitting commissioner of health to continue to use all-payer claims data; amending Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 62U.04, subdivision 11.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Wiklund, Clausen, Sheran and Nelson introduced--
S.F. No. 2341: A bill for an act relating to health; modifying licensure requirement for osteopathic physicians; making technical changes to the composition of the Board of Medical Practice; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 147.01, subdivisions 1, 2; 147.02, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Sheran, Rosen, Dahle, Newman and Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 2342: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a veterans memorial in St. Peter; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Carlson, Marty, Metzen and Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 2343: A bill for an act relating to vehicles; modifying the requirements for salvage titles; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 168A.04, subdivisions 1, 4; 168A.151, subdivision 1; 325F.6641.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Public Safety.
Senators Franzen, Eaton, Kent, Bonoff and Abeler introduced--
S.F. No. 2344: A bill for an act relating to human services; appropriating money for food shelf programs.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Franzen, Bonoff, Scalze, Dibble and Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 2345: A bill for an act relating to the city of Edina; extending the time to file approval of a 2014 special law.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Franzen, Kent, Eaton, Dziedzic and Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 2346: A bill for an act relating to public safety; appropriating additional money for youth intervention grants.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Franzen, Stumpf, Dibble, Scalze and Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 2347: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a feasibility study for a project in Edina.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 2348: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money to development and improvement Swing Bridge Park and River Heights Marina; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 2349: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for reconstruction of Broderick Boulevard in Inver Grove Heights; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 2350: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for realignment of Argenta Trail in Inver Grove Heights; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 2351: A bill for an act relating to pupil transportation; amending duties of pupil transportation safety director; amending certain traffic regulations related to school buses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 169.15, subdivision 2; 169.435, subdivision 3; 169.443, by adding a subdivision; 169.444, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Public Safety.
Senator Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 2352: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for demolition of Jefferson Elementary School in South St. Paul; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 2353: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for storm water runoff collection and conveyance to below the bluffs in Lilydale along Highway 13.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 2354: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; reducing the fiscal disparities contribution percentage for certain cities in the metropolitan area; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 473F.07, subdivision 1; 473F.08, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 473F.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Torres Ray, Champion, Latz and Hayden introduced--
S.F. No. 2355: A bill for an act relating to criminal justice; appropriating money for job skills training for recently released inmates.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Cohen introduced--
S.F. No. 2356: A bill for an act relating to state finances; conforming buyback level for the budget reserve with the most recent forecast; eliminating obsolete language; amending Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 16A.152, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Cohen introduced--
S.F. No. 2357: A bill for an act relating to public safety; prohibiting persons named on the consolidated terrorist watchlist from possessing firearms; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 624.712, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 624.713, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 2358: A bill for an act relating to education; reformatting, making technical, grammatical corrections, and correcting erroneous, ambiguous, and omitted text in certain charter school provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, sections 124E.01; 124E.02; 124E.03; 124E.05; 124E.06; 124E.07; 124E.08; 124E.10; 124E.12; 124E.13; 124E.15; 124E.16; 124E.17; 124E.22; 124E.24; 124E.25; 124E.26.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 2359: A bill for an act relating to education; requiring school districts to give priority to children of district staff in the open enrollment lottery process; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 124D.03, subdivision 5a.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Wiger and Dahle introduced--
S.F. No. 2360: A bill for an act relating to military veterans; authorizing paralyzed veterans of America license plates; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 168.123, subdivisions 1, 2.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Public Safety.
Senator Dahms introduced--
S.F. No. 2361: A bill for an act relating to the city of Canby; allowing creation of a special tax increment financing district.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 2362: A bill for an act relating to taxation; health care provider taxes; modifying the exemption for ambulance and emergency services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 295.52, subdivision 5.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 2363: A bill for an act relating to energy; clarifying eligible reimbursement costs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 216B.2424, subdivision 5a.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Tomassoni, Stumpf and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 2364: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Mesabi Trail; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 2365: A bill for an act relating to human services; adding a supplemental rate for a group residential housing provider; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 256I.05, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Newman, Dahms, Anderson and Kiffmeyer introduced--
S.F. No. 2366: A bill for an act relating to environment; requiring legislative approval of certain water quality standards and rules; suspending certain water quality standards and rules; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 115.03, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senator Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 2367: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for wastewater collection and treatment facilities in Oronoco; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 2368: A bill for an act relating to transportation; motor vehicles; adding service branch designs to special veterans' plates; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 168.123, subdivisions 1, 2.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Public Safety.
Senators Clausen and Carlson introduced--
S.F. No. 2369: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for an enclosed pedestrian and bike overpass across Cedar Avenue in Apple Valley; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Bonoff and Dahms introduced--
S.F. No. 2370: A bill for an act relating to education finance; supporting special education paraprofessional licensure; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Carlson introduced--
S.F. No. 2371: A bill for an act relating to metropolitan government; providing for additional financing of metropolitan area transit and paratransit capital expenditures; authorizing the issuance of certain obligations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 473.39, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Clausen introduced--
S.F. No. 2372: A bill for an act relating to transportation; capital improvements; appropriating money for reconstruction of interchange of County Road 42 at marked Trunk Highway 52 in Dakota County; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Clausen introduced--
S.F. No. 2373: A bill for an act relating to transportation; appropriating money for reconstruction of interchange of County Road 42 at marked Trunk Highway 52 in Dakota County.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 2374: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; modifying requirements for collecting sales and use tax; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 297A.66, subdivisions 1, 3, 4, by adding subdivisions.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Jensen introduced--
S.F. No. 2375: A bill for an act relating to higher education; providing additional funding for the teacher loan forgiveness program; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Franzen and Eken introduced--
S.F. No. 2376: A bill for an act relating to health; appropriating funds for grants to support a continuum of care for individuals with substance use disorders.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Eaton introduced--
S.F. No. 2377: A bill for an act relating to health occupations; extending the duty to warn to alcohol and drug counseling practicum students and postdegree professional practice; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 148F.13, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Hayden and Sheran introduced--
S.F. No. 2378: A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring the commissioner to reform the continuum of treatment for individuals with substance use disorders; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 254B.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Eken introduced--
S.F. No. 2379: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a grant to the Detroit Lakes Public Utilities Commission for wastewater treatment system improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Westrom introduced--
S.F. No. 2380: A bill for an act relating to drainage; modifying drainage system repair procedures; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 103E.715, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Sieben and Carlson introduced--
S.F. No. 2381: A bill for an act relating to elections; modifying provisions related to elections and election administration; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 202A.13; 204B.04, by adding a subdivision; 204B.14, subdivision 7; 204B.146, subdivision 3; 204B.18, subdivision 1; 204C.07, subdivision 3; 204C.37; 204C.39, subdivision 4; 204D.22, subdivision 2; 205.065, subdivision 4; 205.10, subdivision 6; 205A.03, subdivision 3; 205A.05, subdivision 2; 205A.06, subdivision 1; 205A.11, subdivision 2a; 209.021, subdivision 1; Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, sections 123B.095, subdivision 1; 203B.17, subdivision 1; 204B.45, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.
Senators Sieben and Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 2382: A bill for an act relating to Washington County; authorizing a tax increment financing district in Washington County.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Dibble, Hawj and Eaton introduced--
S.F. No. 2383: A bill for an act relating to environment; reinstating Minnesota Pollution Control Agency Citizens' Board; amending Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, sections 116.02; 116.03, subdivisions 1, 2a; repealing Laws 2015, First Special Session chapter 4, article 4, section 149.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Marty, Carlson, Sheran and Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 2384: A bill for an act relating to environment; reinstating Minnesota Pollution Control Agency Citizens' Board; amending Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, sections 116.02; 116.03, subdivisions 1, 2a; repealing Laws 2015, First Special Session chapter 4, article 4, section 149.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Dibble and Pratt introduced--
S.F. No. 2385: A bill for an act relating to the Metropolitan Council; modifying membership and terms of the Metropolitan Council; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 473.123.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Dibble and Jensen introduced--
S.F. No. 2386: A bill for an act relating to transportation; modifying eligibility requirements for the corridors of commerce program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 161.088, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Public Safety.
Senator Pederson introduced--
S.F. No. 2387: A bill for an act relating to health; exempting certain funeral establishments from minimum requirements for preparation and embalming rooms; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 149A.92, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 149A.92, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Pederson introduced--
S.F. No. 2388: A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; amending authority governing speed limits in rural residential districts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 169.14, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Public Safety.
Senator Pederson introduced--
S.F. No. 2389: A bill for an act relating to aeronautics; appropriating money for an air transport optimization study of the St. Cloud Regional Airport.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Pederson introduced--
S.F. No. 2390: A bill for an act relating to transportation; authorizing transit authorities to use contracting preferences to procure "Made in Minnesota" buses; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 174.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Public Safety.
Senator Pederson introduced--
S.F. No. 2391: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying child care assistance subsidy restrictions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 119B.13, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Clausen, Carlson, Pratt, Hoffman and Kent introduced--
S.F. No. 2392: A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing staff development funding for intermediate school districts and other school cooperatives serving certain children with disabilities; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 122A.61, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 122A.61, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Sieben, Bonoff and Weber introduced--
S.F. No. 2393: A bill for an act relating to elections; modifying the timeline for when a special election is required to fill a vacancy on a school board; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 123B.09, by adding a subdivision; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, sections 123B.09, subdivision 5a; 123B.095.
Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.
Senators Wiger, Abeler, Hoffman, Clausen and Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 2394: A bill for an act relating to education finance; modifying the calculation of referendum equalization revenue, aid, and levy; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 126C.17, subdivisions 5, 6.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Clausen, Wiger, Johnson, Eaton and Carlson introduced--
S.F. No. 2395: A bill for an act relating to education finance; creating a state fund to pay for unreimbursed special education costs; eliminating tuition bill-backs to the resident school district; increasing special education excess cost aid; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, sections 125A.11, subdivision 1; 125A.76, subdivision 1; 125A.79, subdivision 5; 127A.47, subdivision 7; Laws 2015, First Special Session chapter 3, article 5, section 30, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 125A.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Clausen, Wiger, Johnson, Eaton and Carlson introduced--
S.F. No. 2396: A bill for an act relating to education finance; increasing funding for school districts; indexing the general education basic formula allowance and local optional revenue to the annual increase in the rate of inflation; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 126C.01, by adding a subdivision; 126C.10, subdivision 2e; Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 126C.10, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 2397: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Cedar River Watershed District; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 2398: A bill for an act relating to workers' compensation; adopting recommendations of the Workers' Compensation Advisory Council; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 176.081, subdivisions 1, 3; 176.471, subdivisions 3, 5; 176.511, subdivisions 2, 3; 176.571, subdivision 1; Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 176.135, subdivision 7a.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senator Sheran introduced--
S.F. No. 2399: A bill for an act relating to transportation; authorizing issuance of disability plate to owner of motorized bicycle under certain circumstances; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 168.021, subdivisions 1, 2, 2a; 169.345, subdivisions 1, 3.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Public Safety.
Senators Skoe and Stumpf introduced--
S.F. No. 2400: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Heartland Trail extension from Park Rapids to Itasca State Park; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Skoe and Stumpf introduced--
S.F. No. 2401: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for capital improvements on the Red Lake Indian Reservation.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Abeler introduced--
S.F. No. 2402: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; requiring general permit for mechanical control of certain cattails.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Hawj, Pappas and Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 2403: A bill for an act relating to community involvement; appropriating money for grants to the city of St. Paul district councils to broaden community involvement.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Marty, Clausen, Carlson and Jensen introduced--
S.F. No. 2404: A resolution memorializing Congress; requesting that Congress clarify that the rights protected under the Constitution are the rights of natural persons and not the rights of artificial entities and that spending money to influence elections is not speech under the First Amendment; asking that Congress propose a constitutional amendment to provide such clarification, and, if Congress does not propose an amendment, applying to Congress to call a convention to propose such an amendment.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 2405: A bill for an act relating to energy; establishing an electric vehicle promotion program; providing for electric vehicle rebates and incentives; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 216B.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Eaton, Torres Ray and Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 2406: A bill for an act relating to state government; broadening the definition of targeted groups for state procurement; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 16C.16, subdivision 5.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Eaton and Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 2407: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying MFIP eligibility; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 119B.05, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Eaton and Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 2408: A bill for an act relating to health; modifying definitions; authorizing pharmacists to prescribe naloxone under certain conditions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 151.01, subdivision 27.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Dziedzic and Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 2409: A bill for an act relating to transportation; modifying various provisions regulating the establishment and use of bikeways; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 85.016; 160.02, subdivision 27, by adding subdivisions; 160.262, subdivisions 1, 3, 4; 160.266, subdivisions 2, 3, 4, 5, by adding subdivisions; 161.21, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 160.262, subdivision 2; 160.265, subdivisions 1, 2; 160.266, subdivision 1; Minnesota Rules, parts 8810.6000; 8810.6100; 8810.6300; 8810.6400; 8810.6500; 8810.6600; 8810.6700; 8810.6800; 8810.6900; 8810.7000; 8810.9910; 8810.9911; 8810.9912; 8810.9913.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Public Safety.
Senator Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 2410: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for preservation of public housing and to support issuance of additional housing infrastructure bonds; adding senior housing to the allowable uses of housing infrastructure bonds; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 462A.37, subdivisions 1, 2, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 462A.37, subdivision 5.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Franzen, Nelson, Bonoff and Cohen introduced--
S.F. No. 2411: A bill for an act relating to early childhood education; increasing funding for early learning scholarships, home visiting programs, and parent aware activities; eliminating the cap on early learning scholarships; expanding the eligible age range for early learning scholarships; expanding the targeted home visiting program; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 124D.165, as amended; Laws 2015, First Special Session chapter 3, article 9, section 8, subdivisions 3, 9.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Bonoff, Eaton, Clausen, Abeler and Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 2412: A bill for an act relating to civil commitment; prohibiting participation in clinical drug trials by persons subject to emergency admission or apprehend and hold orders; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 253B.05, subdivision 1; 253B.07, subdivision 2b.
Referred to the Committee on Higher Education and Workforce Development.