State of Minnesota
SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS
Thursday, March 10, 2016
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. 2413: A bill for an act relating to insurance; allowing certain claims practices to be admissible as standards of conduct; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 604.18, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Wiklund and Sheran introduced--
S.F. No. 2414: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying the office of ombudsman for long-term care, mental health treatment services, and miscellaneous policy provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 245A.11, subdivision 2a; 256.974; 256.9741, subdivision 5, by adding subdivisions; 256.9742; 256B.0622, as amended; 256B.0947, subdivision 2; Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, sections 256.01, subdivision 12a; 256I.04, subdivision 2a; 402A.18, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Dahle introduced--
S.F. No. 2415: A bill for an act relating to local government; regulating location of utility easements for new subdivisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 462.358, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Latz, Ingebrigtsen, Newman, Limmer and Hall introduced--
S.F. No. 2416: A bill for an act relating to consumer protection; prohibiting the possession, manufacture, or sale of cellular telephone cases resembling a firearm; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325F.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senators Hoffman, Johnson, Bonoff, Metzen and Hawj introduced--
S.F. No. 2417: A bill for an act relating to liquor; authorizing the city of St. Paul to issue a liquor license for Indiafest held on the Capitol grounds.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senator Carlson introduced--
S.F. No. 2418: A bill for an act relating to metropolitan government; requiring that the metropolitan landfill contingency action trust account be managed to maximize long-term gain; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 473.845, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senator Dahle introduced--
S.F. No. 2419: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Mill Towns State Trail; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Dahle introduced--
S.F. No. 2420: A bill for an act relating to municipal contracting; narrowing a bidding exception for certain water tank service contracts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 471.345, subdivision 5b.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senator Newman introduced--
S.F. No. 2421: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for accessibility improvements to the city of Plato's community center; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Hayden, Eaton, Marty, Wiklund and Sheran introduced--
S.F. No. 2422: A bill for an act relating to human services; establishing a health care program for low-income uninsured adults and children who are ineligible for medical assistance or MinnesotaCare; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 256B.06, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256L.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Kiffmeyer introduced--
S.F. No. 2423: A bill for an act relating to local government; permitting the city of Elk River to increase the membership of its public utilities commission.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Osmek, Newman, Gazelka and Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 2424: A bill for an act relating to transportation; appropriating money for small cities assistance for road construction and maintenance.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Pederson introduced--
S.F. No. 2425: A bill for an act relating to liquor; authorizing a license for St. Cloud State University.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senators Goodwin, Wiklund, Eaton, Sheran and Limmer introduced--
S.F. No. 2426: A bill for an act relating to corrections; excluding medical treatment for mental health from inmate co-payment; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 243.212.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Goodwin, Kent, Wiger and Housley introduced--
S.F. No. 2427: A bill for an act relating to elections; authorizing recall elections for school board members; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 351.14, by adding a subdivision; 351.15; 351.16, subdivisions 1, 2; 351.17; 351.18; 351.19, subdivisions 2, 4; 351.20; 351.21; 351.22, subdivisions 1, 2.
Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.
Senators Sheran, Hayden, Rosen, Nelson and Champion introduced--
S.F. No. 2428: A bill for an act relating to human services; extending the legislative task force on child protection; amending Laws 2015, chapter 71, article 1, section 125.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Kiffmeyer, Anderson and Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 2429: A bill for an act relating to state government; exempting the state and its political subdivisions from daylight saving time; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 1.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senator Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 2430: A bill for an act relating to human services; making technical corrections to the median total care-related per diem; amending Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 256B.441, subdivision 30.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Koenen introduced--
S.F. No. 2431: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for relocating County State-Aid Highway 4 in Maynard; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Rosen, Eken, Abeler, Hayden and Sheran introduced--
S.F. No. 2432: A bill for an act relating to human services; setting requirements for medical assistance coverage of oral health assessments; clarifying criteria for enhanced dental payment rates; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 256B.0625, subdivision 14; Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 256B.76, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Dahle introduced--
S.F. No. 2433: A bill for an act relating to education; creating the Teacher Shortage Act; appropriating money; amending Laws 2015, chapter 69, article 1, section 3, subdivision 28; Laws 2015, First Special Session chapter 3, article 2, section 70, subdivision 12; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 136A.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Dahle introduced--
S.F. No. 2434: A bill for an act relating to education; clarifying licensing teachers trained in other states; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 122A.09, as amended; 122A.18, as amended; 122A.21, as amended; 122A.245, as amended; Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 122A.23.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 2435: A bill for an act relating to driver's licenses; governing planning and implementation of the REAL ID Act; requiring legislative reporting; repealing Laws 2009, chapter 92, section 1.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Public Safety.
Senators Rest, Dziedzic and Skoe introduced--
S.F. No. 2436: A bill for an act relating to taxation; conforming certain income, franchise, and property tax refund provisions to changes in federal law; providing an administrative mechanism for conforming to certain future federal changes; creating an account; transferring money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 290.01, subdivisions 19a, 19b, 19c, 19d; 290.091, subdivision 2; Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, sections 289A.02, subdivision 7; 290.01, subdivisions 19, 31; 290.0671, subdivision 1; 290A.03, subdivision 15; 291.005, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Sparks, Nelson, Tomassoni, Dziedzic and Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 2437: A bill for an act relating to economic development; making changes to the Urban Initiative Board and its related programs; providing for statewide access to the program; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 116M.14, subdivisions 2, 4, by adding subdivisions; 116M.15, subdivision 1; 116M.17, subdivisions 2, 4; 116M.18.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senators Westrom and Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 2438: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a new water treatment facility in the city of Breckenridge; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Westrom and Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 2439: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a new water treatment facility for the city of Morris; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Gazelka introduced--
S.F. No. 2440: A bill for an act relating to state lands; establishing no-net-gain policy for state acquisition of certain real property; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16B.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senator Wiklund introduced--
S.F. No. 2441: A bill for an act relating to health occupations; extending the duty to warn to individuals who are completing their postdegree supervised employment in preparation for licensure as a licensed psychologist; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 148.975, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Sheran, Lourey, Rosen, Reinert and Eken introduced--
S.F. No. 2442: A bill for an act relating to health; establishing the greater Minnesota family medicine residency program; establishing a grant program; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 144.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Hann introduced--
S.F. No. 2443: A bill for an act relating to retirement; volunteer firefighter relief associations; increasing lump-sum service pension maximums for defined benefit relief associations; lowering the vesting requirement for Eden Prairie volunteer firefighters relief association volunteer firefighters returning to active service; amending Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 424A.02, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Schmit, Saxhaug, Miller and Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 2444: A bill for an act relating to waters; requiring reporting of fish kills and development of protocol for state response; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 103G.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senator Schmit introduced--
S.F. No. 2445: A bill for an act relating to transportation; appropriating money for a portion of costs to reconstruct a segment of marked U.S. Highway 61 in Red Wing.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Schmit, Saxhaug and Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 2446: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; modifying penalties for gross overlimits; providing criminal penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 97A.338; 97A.420, subdivision 1; 97A.421, subdivision 2a.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Schmit, Tomassoni, Sparks, Koenen and Ruud introduced--
S.F. No. 2447: A bill for an act relating to broadband; regulating eligibility for border-to-border broadband grants; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 116J.394.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senators Schmit, Tomassoni, Koenen, Eken and Ruud introduced--
S.F. No. 2448: A bill for an act relating to broadband; updating state broadband goals; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 237.012, subdivision 1; Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 116J.394.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senators Chamberlain, Benson, Gazelka, Brown and Weber introduced--
S.F. No. 2449: A bill for an act relating to health; modifying the abortion data required to be reported by physicians or facilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 145.4131, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Chamberlain introduced--
S.F. No. 2450: A bill for an act relating to education; modifying certain curriculum review provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 120B.20.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Clausen, Marty, Scalze and Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 2451: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; establishing requirements for installing surface or subsurface drainage on agricultural land; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 103G.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senator Brown introduced--
S.F. No. 2452: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; exempting certain farm wineries from food handler licensing requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 28A.15, as amended.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senator Brown introduced--
S.F. No. 2453: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a severe weather siren in the city of Gilman.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Reinert introduced--
S.F. No. 2454: A bill for an act relating to liquor; repealing prohibition on the granting of an intoxicating liquor license within the Lakeside and Lester Park neighborhoods in the city of Duluth, formerly the city of Lakeside; repealing Special Laws 1891, chapter 57, chapter XII, section 5.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senators Nelson, Carlson, Clausen, Hawj and Abeler introduced--
S.F. No. 2455: 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 Sieben, Wiger, Kent, Pappas and Hawj introduced--
S.F. No. 2456: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Red Rock Corridor transitway; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Sieben and Carlson introduced--
S.F. No. 2457: A bill for an act relating to elections; requiring the development of election emergency plans; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 204B.
Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.
Senators Sieben and Carlson introduced--
S.F. No. 2458: A bill for an act relating to elections; authorizing local election officials to combine or relocate polling places in an emergency; authorizing extension of polling place hours when polling places are combined or moved on election day; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 204B.14, subdivision 2; 204C.05, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 204B; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 204B.17.
Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.
Senators Jensen, Sheran, Saxhaug, Pederson and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 2459: A bill for an act relating to child protection; providing for children's advocacy center membership on multidisciplinary child protection teams; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 626.558, subdivisions 1, 2.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Jensen, Lourey, Sheran and Schmit introduced--
S.F. No. 2460: A bill for an act relating to health care; seeking federal approval to offer an alternative open enrollment period within the individual health market and MinnesotaCare.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Jensen, Lourey, Sheran, Schmit and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 2461: A bill for an act relating to health care; modifying the definition of affordability for families with access to employer-subsidized insurance for purposes of MinnesotaCare eligibility; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 256L.07, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Carlson and Clausen introduced--
S.F. No. 2462: A bill for an act relating to education; excluding contracts for information systems software from the bidding process; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 123B.52, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Latz and Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 2463: A bill for an act relating to education finance; increasing funding for the community education revenue program; increasing the minimum population guarantee; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 124D.20, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Scalze, Dziedzic, Senjem and Schmit introduced--
S.F. No. 2464: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money to study the presence of neonicotinoid pesticides in wild deer.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Scalze, Pappas, Newman, Ingebrigtsen and Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 2465: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a new State Emergency Operations Center and Homeland Security and Emergency Management Office in Arden Hills; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Scalze, Marty, Chamberlain, Goodwin and Newman introduced--
S.F. No. 2466: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the I-694/Rice Street interchange; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Osmek, Newman, Anderson and Koenen introduced--
S.F. No. 2467: A bill for an act relating to transportation; appropriating money for certain marked U.S. Highway 12 projects.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Clausen, Benson, Kiffmeyer and Wiklund introduced--
S.F. No. 2468: A bill for an act relating to health; establishing a grant program for eligible health professional training sites; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 144.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Clausen, Benson, Kiffmeyer and Wiklund introduced--
S.F. No. 2469: A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; establishing a temporary preceptor credit; requiring a report.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Clausen, Eaton, Rosen, Kent and Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 2470: A bill for an act relating to education; requiring at least one hour of suicide prevention training for teachers renewing their teaching license; amending Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 122A.09, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Weber, Rosen, Eken and Dahms introduced--
S.F. No. 2471: A bill for an act relating to human services; providing an operating payment rate increase for an intermediate care facility for persons with disabilities located in Murray County; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 256B.5012, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Hawj, Cohen, Scalze, Kent and Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 2472: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for Battle Creek winter recreation area; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Rosen and Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 2473: A bill for an act relating to volunteer firefighters relief associations; implementing the recommendations of the state auditor's volunteer firefighter working group; addressing various service credit and service pension eligibility issues; updating references to accommodate joint powers fire departments; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 424A.01, by adding subdivisions; 424A.015, by adding a subdivision; 424B.20, subdivision 4; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 424A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 424A.02, subdivision 13.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senator Sheran introduced--
S.F. No. 2474: A bill for an act relating to human services; positive supports; legislatively approving Minnesota Rules, chapter 9544; making technical changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 245.8251, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision; 252.275, subdivision 1a; 253B.03, subdivisions 1, 6a; 256B.0659, subdivision 3; 256B.0951, subdivision 5; 256B.097, subdivision 4; 256B.77, subdivision 17; 626.5572, subdivision 2; Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 626.556, subdivision 2; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 245.825, subdivisions 1, 1b.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Sheran introduced--
S.F. No. 2475: A bill for an act relating to health; amending provisions for the statewide trauma system, home care, hearing instrument dispensers, and food, beverage, and lodging establishments; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 144.605, subdivision 5; 144.608, subdivision 1; 144A.473, subdivision 2; 144A.475, subdivisions 3, 3b, by adding a subdivision; 144A.4792, subdivision 13; 144A.4799, subdivision 1; 144A.482; 153A.14, subdivisions 2d, 2h; 153A.15, subdivision 2a; 157.15, subdivision 14; 157.16, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Skoe, Eken and Stumpf introduced--
S.F. No. 2476: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Heartland State Trail; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Bakk and Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 2477: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a regional detention facility needs assessment.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Koenen introduced--
S.F. No. 2478: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a pedestrian and bike trail around Lake Snoopy in Chippewa County; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Clausen and Wiklund introduced--
S.F. No. 2479: A bill for an act relating to health; creating a comprehensive health care workforce council and workforce plan; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 144.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Wiklund, Lourey, Nelson, Rosen and Sheran introduced--
S.F. No. 2480: A bill for an act relating to health; designating certain hospitals as STEMI receiving centers; requiring STEMI transport protocols; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 144E.16, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 144.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Eken, Stumpf, Sparks, Sieben and Koenen introduced--
S.F. No. 2481: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for flood hazard mitigation grants; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 2482: A bill for an act relating to transportation; capital investment; appropriating money for reconstruction of Robert Street in West St. Paul.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 2483: A bill for an act relating to transportation; capital investment; appropriating money for reconstruction of Robert Street in West St. Paul; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Dahle introduced--
S.F. No. 2484: A bill for an act relating to higher education; increasing the amount and availability of the state grant; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 136A.101, subdivision 5a.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Hoffman, Abeler, Wiklund and Hawj introduced--
S.F. No. 2485: A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring the commissioner of human services to develop a process to allow federally qualified health centers to determine presumptive eligibility; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 256B.057, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 2486: A bill for an act relating to education; requiring schools to honor students' Do Not Resuscitate, Do Not Intubate, and Allow Natural Death orders; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 121A.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Dahle introduced--
S.F. No. 2487: A bill for an act relating to higher education; promoting awareness of loan forgiveness programs; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 136A; 181.
Referred to the Committee on Higher Education and Workforce Development.
Senator Westrom introduced--
S.F. No. 2488: 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 Ingebrigtsen, Newman and Anderson introduced--
S.F. No. 2489: A bill for an act relating to taxes; sales and use tax and motor vehicle excise tax; exempting the sale or lease of specially equipped motor vehicles sold or leased to disabled veterans; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 297A.67, by adding a subdivision; 297B.03.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Hayden, Dziedzic and Champion introduced--
S.F. No. 2490: A bill for an act relating to human rights; clarifying and adding prohibitions on banking discrimination; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 363A.03, by adding a subdivision; 363A.16, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Newman introduced--
S.F. No. 2491: A bill for an act relating to state government; adding certain requirements to fiscal notes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 3.98, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Dahle introduced--
S.F. No. 2492: A bill for an act relating to higher education; appropriating money for tuition relief.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Latz, Dziedzic and Cohen introduced--
S.F. No. 2493: A bill for an act relating to public safety; requiring criminal background checks for firearm transfers; excepting certain transfers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 609.66, by adding a subdivision; 624.7132, subdivision 12; 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.
Senators Dahms and Sheran introduced--
S.F. No. 2494: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the German Park Amphitheater in New Ulm; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Sieben, Carlson, Kent and Housley introduced--
S.F. No. 2495: A bill for an act relating to elections; authorizing an alternative method for casting in-person absentee ballots; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 203B.081.
Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.
Senators Hayden and Hawj introduced--
S.F. No. 2496: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; appropriating money to plan and develop an indoor urban farm.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Hayden, Sheran, Dziedzic and Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 2497: A bill for an act relating to human services; creating continuous eligibility for medical assistance and MinnesotaCare; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 256B.056, by adding a subdivision; 256L.05, by adding a subdivision; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 256B.0561.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Hayden and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 2498: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying screening requirements for co-occurring mental health and chemical dependency disorders; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 245.4863.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Hayden introduced--
S.F. No. 2499: A bill for an act relating to human rights; clarifying and adding prohibitions on banking discrimination; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 363A.03, by adding a subdivision; 363A.16, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Pederson introduced--
S.F. No. 2500: A bill for an act relating to transportation; governing transportation finance; proposing a constitutional amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article XIV, to allocate state tax revenue related to motor vehicle repair or maintenance exclusively to fund roads; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 297A.94.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Public Safety.
Senators Lourey, Abeler, Koenen, Dahle and Jensen introduced--
S.F. No. 2501: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying certain medical assistance estate recovery requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 256B.15, subdivisions 1a, 2.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Osmek, Newman, Anderson and Koenen introduced--
S.F. No. 2502: A bill for an act relating to transportation; capital investment; appropriating money for certain marked U.S. Highway 12 projects; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Skoe, Jensen, Koenen, Sparks and Schmit introduced--
S.F. No. 2503: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; clarifying and modifying certain buffer requirements on public waters and drainage ditches; amending Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 103F.48, subdivisions 1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 10.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senators Latz and Goodwin introduced--
S.F. No. 2504: A bill for an act relating to civil commitment; specifying notice requirements for early termination of an emergency admission; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 253B.05, subdivisions 2, 3.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 2505: A bill for an act relating to employment; requiring notice of call center or customer service operation relocations; providing for recapture of public subsidies; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116L.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senators Schmit, Jensen, Sheran, Miller and Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 2506: A bill for an act relating to health insurance; seeking federal approval to reduce Minnesota's geographic rating areas to eight.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senators Schmit, Saxhaug, Osmek and Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 2507: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; prohibiting use of unmanned aircraft systems to take, harm, or harass wild animals; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 97A.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Abeler and Bonoff introduced--
S.F. No. 2508: A bill for an act relating to higher education; establishing a statutory leveraged equipment program for the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities; requiring a report; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 136F.
Referred to the Committee on Higher Education and Workforce Development.
Senator Ruud introduced--
S.F. No. 2509: 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 Kent, Dahle, Housley, Torres Ray and Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 2510: A bill for an act relating to education; clarifying First Amendment speech and press rights of student journalists in kindergarten through grade 12; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 121A.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Ruud introduced--
S.F. No. 2511: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; extending Mineral Coordinating Committee; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 93.0015, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Jensen, Rosen and Sheran introduced--
S.F. No. 2512: A bill for an act relating to judiciary; appropriating money for specialty courts.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Dahle, Hoffman, Kent, Saxhaug and Jensen introduced--
S.F. No. 2513: A bill for an act relating to education; creating the Teacher Shortage Act; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, sections 122A.413, subdivision 1; 122A.415; Laws 2015, chapter 69, article 1, section 3, subdivision 28; Laws 2015, First Special Session chapter 3, article 2, section 70, subdivisions 2, 12; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 136A.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Gazelka introduced--
S.F. No. 2514: A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing conveyance of certain tax-forfeited land in Cass County.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Wiklund and Torres Ray introduced--
S.F. No. 2515: A bill for an act relating to local government; extending the response time residency requirement for Richfield firefighters; amending Laws 2010, chapter 207, section 1.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Hayden, Dahle, Dibble, Torres Ray and Hawj introduced--
S.F. No. 2516: A bill for an act relating to education; establishing a Grow Your Own teacher residency pilot program; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Torres Ray and Hayden introduced--
S.F. No. 2517: A bill for an act relating to education finance; extending graduation incentives program funding to certain pupils between the ages of 21 and 24; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 124D.68, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Jensen, Rosen, Sheran, Schmit and Dahms introduced--
S.F. No. 2518: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying county-based purchasing plan contract negotiations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 256B.69, subdivisions 3a, 33, 35; 256B.692, subdivisions 5, 6, 7; 256B.694.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Eken, Hoffman, Goodwin, Marty and Schmit introduced--
S.F. No. 2519: A bill for an act proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article XI, by adding a section; creating a dedicated fund for long-term care services; closing a tax loophole by levying a tax on individuals with income not taxed for Social Security purposes to fund long-term care services; dedicating revenues; providing for the commissioner of revenue and the commissioner of human services to propose implementing legislation.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Sieben, Wiger, Kent, Housley and Chamberlain introduced--
S.F. No. 2520: A bill for an act relating to local government; amending laws relating to the Washington County Housing and Redevelopment Authority; creating the Washington County Community Development Agency; amending Laws 1974, chapter 475, sections 1, as amended; 2, as amended; 3, as amended.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senator Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 2521: A bill for an act relating to retirement; Teachers Retirement Association financial solvency measures; increasing employer contribution rates; reducing deferral amount and implementing forfeiture procedure for reemployed annuitants; extending the amortization target date; reducing postretirement adjustment increase rates; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 354.42, subdivision 3; Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, sections 356.215, subdivision 11; 356.415, subdivision 1d.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senator Skoe introduced--
S.F. No. 2522: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for wastewater infrastructure in Kelliher; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Skoe introduced--
S.F. No. 2523: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for clean water and drinking water infrastructure in the city of Mahnomen.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Skoe introduced--
S.F. No. 2524: A bill for an act relating to human services; increasing reimbursement rates for a critical access hospital; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 256.969, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 256B.766.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Jensen introduced--
S.F. No. 2525: A bill for an act relating to environment; providing for labeling of certain nonwoven disposable products; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325E.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Sparks, Metzen, Pappas and Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 2526: A bill for an act relating to pari-mutuel horse racing; authorizing advance deposit wagering; providing for horse-racing revenue; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 240.08, subdivision 1; 240.13, subdivision 4; 240.15, subdivision 2; 240.25, subdivision 1; Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, sections 240.01, subdivision 13, by adding subdivisions; 240.08, subdivision 2; 240.10; 240.15, subdivisions 1, 6; 240.22; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 240.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Saxhaug and Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 2527: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money from outdoor heritage fund; modifying evaluation provisions; modifying prior appropriations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 97A.056, subdivision 10; Laws 2015, First Special Session chapter 2, article 1, section 2, subdivisions 2, 3, 5.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Saxhaug and Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 2528: A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing sale of certain tax-forfeited lands in Itasca County.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Saxhaug and Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 2529: A bill for an act relating to health; creating an exemption in the definition of recreational camping area; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 327.14, subdivision 8.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 2530: A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing a grant to Headwaters Science Center; appropriating money; amending Laws 2015, First Special Session chapter 3, article 2, section 70, subdivision 15.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Saxhaug, Rosen, Jensen, Weber and Eken introduced--
S.F. No. 2531: A bill for an act relating to workforce development; appropriating money for rural career counseling coordinators.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 2532: A bill for an act relating to state government; correcting a cross-reference in the 2015 appropriation for the Association of Minnesota Public Educational Radio Stations; amending Laws 2015, chapter 77, article 1, section 11, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Saxhaug, Metzen, Stumpf, Clausen and Gazelka introduced--
S.F. No. 2533: A bill for an act relating to state government; providing supplemental appropriations for the Amateur Sports Commission and the Minnesota Historical Society.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 2534: A bill for an act relating to transportation; providing certain exemptions from taxes and fees for eligible veterans with a disability, including certain registration taxes, license plates fees, title fees, driver's license and identification card fees, and motor vehicle sales taxes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 163.051, subdivision 1; 168.012, by adding a subdivision; 168A.29, by adding a subdivision; 171.01, by adding a subdivision; 171.06, by adding a subdivision; 297B.03.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Public Safety.
Senators Wiger and Johnson introduced--
S.F. No. 2535: A bill for an act relating to education; allowing excused absences for students participating in performing arts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 120A.22, subdivision 12.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 2536: A bill for an act relating to retirement; making administrative changes to the Minnesota State Retirement System, Teachers Retirement Association, Public Employees Retirement Association, and St. Paul Teachers Retirement Fund Association; clarifying refund repayment procedures; modifying the criteria for appointing an executive director; clarifying combined service annuity augmentation rates; revising appeal procedures; clarifying coverage for charter school administrators; modifying the criteria for appointing an executive director; increasing the length of allowable service credit purchase periods; establishing new procedures for disability applications due to private disability insurance requirements; clarifying death and disability benefit payment provisions; modifying the annual benefit limitations provision for federal tax code compliance; authorizing the executive director to correct operational and other errors under IRS correction procedures; clarifying certain service and salary credit purchases; clarifying the offset for benefits received for certain refund payments; clarifying police and fire plan coverage for certain Hennepin Healthcare System supervisors; requiring termination from all public service for combined service annuity eligibility; modifying various economic actuarial assumptions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 3A.03, subdivision 3; 16A.14, subdivision 2a; 352.03, subdivisions 5, 6; 353.32, subdivision 1; 353.34, subdivision 2; 354.05, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision; 354.06, subdivisions 2, 2a; 354.095; 354.45, by adding a subdivision; 354.46, subdivision 6; 354.48, subdivision 1; 354.52, subdivisions 4, 6; 354A.093, subdivision 4; 354A.38, as amended; 356.30, subdivision 1; 356.635, by adding subdivisions; 356.96, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13; 423A.02, subdivision 3; Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, sections 3A.03, subdivision 2; 352.23; 352B.11, subdivision 4; 352D.05, subdivision 4; 353.0162; 353.64, subdivision 10; 354.44, subdivision 9; 354A.093, subdivision 6; 354A.096; 356.215, subdivision 8; 356.50, subdivision 2; 356.551, subdivision 2; 356.635, subdivision 10; 490.124, subdivision 12; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 353.0161, subdivision 1; 356.611, subdivisions 3, 3a, 4, 5; 356.96, subdivisions 14, 15; Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 353.0161, subdivisions 2, 3.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Limmer and Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 2537: A bill for an act relating to criminal justice; expanding law enforcement access to financial records in certain limited circumstances; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 13A.01, subdivision 3; 13A.02, subdivisions 1, 2; 609.527, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 626.15.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Limmer introduced--
S.F. No. 2538: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; providing for parity in tax treatment of food sold through vending machines; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 297A.67, subdivisions 2, 4, 5, 6.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 2539: A bill for an act relating to human services; recodifying nursing facility payment language; making conforming changes; repealing obsolete provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 144A.071, subdivision 2; 256B.0625, by adding a subdivision; 256B.19, subdivision 1e; 256B.431, subdivision 22; 256B.434, subdivision 10; 256B.48, subdivisions 2, 3a; 256B.50, subdivision 1a; Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, sections 144A.15, subdivision 6; 256I.05, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256R; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 256B.0911, subdivision 7; 256B.25, subdivision 4; 256B.27, subdivision 2a; 256B.41, subdivisions 1, 2, 3; 256B.411, subdivisions 1, 2; 256B.421, subdivisions 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15; 256B.431, subdivisions 1, 2d, 2e, 2n, 2r, 2s, 2t, 3e, 32, 35, 42, 44; 256B.432, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 4a, 5, 6, 6a, 7, 8; 256B.433, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 3a; 256B.434, subdivisions 2, 9, 11, 12, 14, 15, 16, 18, 19a, 20, 21; 256B.437, subdivisions 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10; 256B.438, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8; 256B.441, subdivisions 2, 3, 4, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 15, 18, 20, 22, 23, 24, 25, 27, 28a, 29, 32, 33a, 34, 36, 37, 38, 39, 41, 42a, 43, 46b, 47, 49, 57, 59, 60, 61, 64; 256B.47, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4; 256B.48, subdivisions 1, 1a, 1b, 1c, 3, 4, 5, 6a, 7, 8; Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, sections 256B.431, subdivisions 2b, 36; 256B.441, subdivisions 1, 5, 6, 11a, 13, 14, 17, 30, 31, 33, 35, 40, 44, 46c, 46d, 48, 50, 51, 51a, 51b, 53, 54, 55a, 56, 63, 65, 66, 67; 256B.495, subdivisions 1, 5; Minnesota Rules, parts 9549.0035, subparts 1, 3, 7, 8; 9549.0041, subpart 6; 9549.0055, subparts 1, 2, 3; 9549.0070, subparts 2, 3.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 2540: A bill for an act relating to MNsure; creating the shared eligibility system for MNsure; modifying the amount retained or collected from health care premiums to fund the operation of MNsure; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 62V.05, subdivision 2; Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 62V.05, subdivision 7; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62V.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Lourey, Dahle, Jensen and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 2541: A bill for an act relating to human services; increasing the MinnesotaCare income limit; modifying MinnesotaCare premiums and cost-sharing; requiring the commissioner of human services to seek federal waivers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 256L.02, by adding a subdivision; 256L.04, subdivisions 1, 7; 256L.07, subdivision 1; Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, sections 256L.03, subdivision 5; 256L.15, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Hoffman, Saxhaug, Hawj, Abeler and Reinert introduced--
S.F. No. 2542: A bill for an act relating to transportation; allowing military personnel on active duty outside Minnesota to retake failed road test before termination of practice period; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 171.13, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Public Safety.
Senators Wiklund, Pratt, Bonoff, Wiger and Franzen introduced--
S.F. No. 2543: A bill for an act relating to education; expanding opportunities for innovation in education; amending Laws 2012, chapter 263, section 1, as amended.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Clausen, Nelson, Eken, Bonoff and Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 2544: A bill for an act relating to higher education; eliminating an unworkable requirement from a student loan counseling program; amending Laws 2015, chapter 69, article 3, section 24, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Higher Education and Workforce Development.
Senators Bonoff, Rest, Franzen and Nelson introduced--
S.F. No. 2545: A bill for an act relating to education finance; modifying the cash flow adjustment for certain charter schools; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 127A.45, subdivision 6a.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Clausen, Rosen and Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 2546: A bill for an act relating to human services; providing grants to Advocating Change Together; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Nelson, Bonoff, Pratt and Clausen introduced--
S.F. No. 2547: A bill for an act relating to higher education; modifying certain postsecondary education planning information provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 136A.87.
Referred to the Committee on Higher Education and Workforce Development.
Senator Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 2548: A bill for an act relating to health; allowing pharmacists to dispense a 90-day supply of a prescription drug under certain circumstances; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 151.21, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Wiklund, Lourey, Nelson, Rosen and Bonoff introduced--
S.F. No. 2549: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying certain certified community behavioral health clinic requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 245.735, subdivisions 3, 4.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Hayden introduced--
S.F. No. 2550: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying certain requirements for the commissioner to consider granting a variance; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 245C.24, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Nelson, Bonoff, Pratt, Weber and Clausen introduced--
S.F. No. 2551: A bill for an act relating to education; establishing a tiered teacher licensing system.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Sheran, Lourey, Wiklund and Hayden introduced--
S.F. No. 2552: A bill for an act relating to health care; eliminating repeal of the tax on hospitals and health care providers; providing a contingent increase in primary care provider payment rates; clarifying uses of money in the health care access fund; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 295.52, subdivision 8; 295.581; repealing Laws 2011, First Special Session chapter 9, article 6, section 97, subdivision 6.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Pappas, Hawj, Cohen and Clausen introduced--
S.F. No. 2553: A bill for an act relating to education; providing local grants to allow underrepresented populations to pursue a teaching career or attain a license in a teacher shortage area; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Wiger and Nienow introduced--
S.F. No. 2554: A bill for an act relating to education; modifying a report from the advisory committees for the deaf and hard-of-hearing and the blind and visually impaired; amending Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 125A.63, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Hoffman, Rosen, Eken, Koenen and Abeler introduced--
S.F. No. 2555: A bill for an act relating to local government; regulating zoning of temporary family health care dwellings; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 394; 462.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Pappas, Cohen and Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 2556: A bill for an act relating to education finance; expanding teacher development and evaluation opportunities for all school districts; including development and evaluation opportunities for principals; modifying the alternative compensation program; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, sections 122A.413, subdivision 1; 122A.415; Laws 2015, First Special Session chapter 3, article 2, section 70, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Saxhaug, Bakk, Tomassoni, Ingebrigtsen and Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 2557: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; establishing David Dill memorial trail; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 85.015, subdivision 13.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Sieben, Pappas, Franzen, Bakk and Hawj introduced--
S.F. No. 2558: A bill for an act relating to paid family medical leave benefits; establishing a family and medical leave benefit insurance program; imposing a wage tax; authorizing rulemaking; creating an account; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 13.719, by adding a subdivision; 268.19, subdivision 1; 290.01, subdivision 19b; Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 177.27, subdivision 4; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 268B.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senator Koenen introduced--
S.F. No. 2559: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a new Department of Human Services Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health Services facility; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Sheran introduced--
S.F. No. 2560: A bill for an act relating to education finance; providing funding to establish the Traverse des Sioux legislative pilot project; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 2561: A bill for an act relating to education finance; providing additional funding for K-12 pupil transportation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 126C.10, subdivision 18; Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, sections 124E.20, subdivision 1; 124E.23; 126C.10, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Hayden and Eken introduced--
S.F. No. 2562: A bill for an act relating to human services; forecasting the basic sliding fee child care assistance program; modifying child care assistance provider reimbursement rates; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 119B.011, subdivision 19b; 119B.02, subdivisions 1, 2; 119B.03, subdivision 9; 119B.05, subdivisions 1, 5; 119B.08, subdivision 3; 119B.09, subdivision 4a; 119B.13, subdivision 1; 256.017, subdivision 9; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 119B.011, subdivision 20a; 119B.03, subdivisions 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 6a, 6b, 8; 119B.09, subdivision 3; Minnesota Rules, parts 3400.0020, subpart 8; 3400.0030; 3400.0060, subparts 2, 4, 6, 6a, 7; 3400.0140, subpart 10; 3400.0183, subpart 1.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Sheran introduced--
S.F. No. 2563: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; directing the Board of Water and Soil Resources to coordinate goals and strategies for the Minnesota River basin; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 103B.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Hoffman and Bonoff introduced--
S.F. No. 2564: A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring the commissioner of human services to seek a federal waiver to allow MinnesotaCare enrollees to access advanced premium tax credits and cost-sharing reductions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 256L.02, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Stumpf introduced--
S.F. No. 2565: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for state parks, recreation areas, and trails rehabilitation; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Schmit, Rosen, Goodwin, Sparks and Eken introduced--
S.F. No. 2566: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; allowing shareholders of manufactured home park cooperatives to include a portion of ground lease payments when filing for the homestead credit state refund; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 273.124, subdivision 3a; 290A.03, subdivision 13.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Latz and Limmer introduced--
S.F. No. 2567: A bill for an act relating to orders for protection; eliminating mandatory hearing requirement for subsequent orders and extensions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 518B.01, subdivisions 6a, 11, 18.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Latz and Limmer introduced--
S.F. No. 2568: A bill for an act relating to orders for protection; eliminating respondent filing fee requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 518B.01, subdivision 3a.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Schmit introduced--
S.F. No. 2569: A bill for an act relating to transportation; establishing autonomous vehicles task force and demonstration project to serve mobility needs of people with disabilities; providing support for the task force; defining terms; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Public Safety.
Senators Dahle and Ruud introduced--
S.F. No. 2570: A bill for an act relating to corrections; authorizing all counties to participate in the community corrections subsidy program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 401.02, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Carlson, Sieben and Clausen introduced--
S.F. No. 2571: A bill for an act relating to elections; authorizing military and overseas voters to return absentee ballots by e-mail or facsimile; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 203B.21, subdivision 3; 203B.225, subdivision 2; 203B.28; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 203B.
Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.
Senators Carlson, Abeler, Eken, Franzen and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 2572: A bill for an act relating to human services; codifying the home and community-based services incentive pool; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Dziedzic and Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 2573: A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; modifying requirements for certification as a qualified small business; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 116J.8737, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Dziedzic introduced--
S.F. No. 2574: A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money for youth summer employment programs.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Dziedzic, Dibble and Cohen introduced--
S.F. No. 2575: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; allowing reallocation of prior appropriations to leverage federal funds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Ingebrigtsen, Osmek and Weber introduced--
S.F. No. 2576: A bill for an act relating to taxes; sales and use taxes; exempting certain purchases of clay targets; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 297A.68, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Ingebrigtsen, Osmek and Weber introduced--
S.F. No. 2577: A bill for an act relating to sales and use tax; modifying the sales tax on club memberships to exclude game release charges; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 297A.61, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Koenen, Rest, Senjem and Abeler introduced--
S.F. No. 2578: A bill for an act relating to state government; creating and appropriating money for a tax time savings grant program; increasing existing appropriation for the taxpayer assistance grants program; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 270C.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senators Schmit and Sieben introduced--
S.F. No. 2579: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a Mississippi River Walk Trail and trailhead in Red Wing; authorizing the issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Schmit, Jensen, Sheran and Skoe introduced--
S.F. No. 2580: A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; establishing a refundable health insurance premium tax credit; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Schmit, Jensen and Sheran introduced--
S.F. No. 2581: A bill for an act relating to health insurance; seeking federal approval to extend the Minnesota health plan market (MNsure) to SEGIP.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Schmit, Jensen and Sheran introduced--
S.F. No. 2582: A bill for an act relating to health; requiring certain studies and options to stabilize marketplace premiums.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senator Clausen introduced--
S.F. No. 2583: A bill for an act relating to local government; amending the membership of the Dakota County Community Development Agency; deleting obsolete language; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 383D.41, subdivision 5; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 383D.412.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Dziedzic, Sheran, Dahms and Hall introduced--
S.F. No. 2584: A bill for an act relating to human rights; establishing demand letter requirements for disability discrimination actions related to accessibility; providing for accessibility audits or plans; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 363A.28, subdivision 3; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 363A.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Nelson introduced--
S.F. No. 2585: A bill for an act relating to drivers' licenses; governing planning and implementation of the REAL ID Act; requiring legislative reporting; amending Laws 2009, chapter 92, section 1.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Public Safety.