State of Minnesota
SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS
Monday, March 14, 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.
Senators Rest, Eken, Dziedzic, Senjem and Jensen introduced--
S.F. No. 2586: A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; modifying the working family income tax credit; amending Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 290.0671, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Newman, Latz, Hall, Limmer and Champion introduced--
S.F. No. 2587: A bill for an act relating to public safety; modifying vehicle forfeiture provisions to include more than one owner of a vehicle; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 169A.63, subdivision 7.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Hayden and Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 2588: A bill for an act relating to human services; appropriating money to Goodwill Easter Seals Minnesota and its partners.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Clausen and Franzen introduced--
S.F. No. 2589: A bill for an act relating to higher education; modifying certain concurrent enrollment provisions; requiring the Board of Trustees of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities to establish a supplemental instruction program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 124D.09, subdivision 10; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 136F.
Referred to the Committee on Higher Education and Workforce Development.
Senators Bonoff, Eken, Kent, Abeler and Miller introduced--
S.F. No. 2590: A bill for an act relating to higher education; workforce development; authorizing support grants for a dual training program; providing funding for a pilot information system to connect employers and students; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 136A.246, by adding subdivisions.
Referred to the Committee on Higher Education and Workforce Development.
Senators Hann, Dahms and Housley introduced--
S.F. No. 2591: A bill for an act relating to education finance; increasing the safe schools levy; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 126C.44.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Hann and Anderson introduced--
S.F. No. 2592: A bill for an act relating to public safety; permitting certain military personnel stationed outside the state to obtain extensions of their permit to carry a handgun; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 624.714, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Sheran introduced--
S.F. No. 2593: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a new park pavilion in Minnesota Square Park in St. Peter; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Sheran introduced--
S.F. No. 2594: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for capital improvements on the campus of Minnesota State University, Mankato; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Sheran introduced--
S.F. No. 2595: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for phase 2 of improvements to the facilities for the Minnesota sex offender program on the lower campus of the St. Peter Regional Treatment Center; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Sheran introduced--
S.F. No. 2596: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money to complete the renovation and expansion of the Minnesota Security Hospital at St. Peter; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Kent, Wiger, Torres Ray, Franzen and Housley introduced--
S.F. No. 2597: A bill for an act relating to education; proposing to count all students; collecting and reporting aggregated and disaggregated student growth, learning, and outcome data; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 120B.35; 120B.36, as amended; 124D.59, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 120B.31, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 2598: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Regional Earl Ellens Park and Riverside Center as trailhead for the Willard Munger State Trail; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Jensen and Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 2599: A bill for an act relating to military veterans; appropriating money for a grant for the Veterans' Voices program.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Rosen, Weber, Dahms, Bonoff and Dahle introduced--
S.F. No. 2600: A bill for an act relating to education finance; expanding the allowed uses of health and safety revenue to include certain facility modifications necessary to make school facilities more secure for students and staff; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 123B.57, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 123B.595, subdivision 11; Laws 2015, First Special Session chapter 3, article 6, section 3, subdivision 6.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Stumpf and Skoe introduced--
S.F. No. 2601: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for expansion of the Northwest Angle School in Warroad; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Reinert and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 2602: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for renovation of Glensheen, the historic Congdon estate in Duluth; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Johnson and Hall introduced--
S.F. No. 2603: A bill for an act relating to human rights; adding a requirement for closed captioning on televisions in medical facilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 363A.11, subdivision 3; 363A.12, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Kent, Stumpf, Pratt and Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 2604: A bill for an act relating to data privacy; education; establishing student-user privacy in education rights; requiring online educational services to comply with security and privacy standards; prohibiting use of student information for targeted marketing or creation of student profiles; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 13.321, by adding a subdivision; 120B.11, subdivisions 3, 4; 120B.30, subdivision 2, by adding subdivisions; 120B.31, subdivision 5, by adding subdivisions; Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 120B.30, subdivision 4; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 125B.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Eken introduced--
S.F. No. 2605: A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing the voluntary realignment of the school district boundaries between Independent School Districts Nos. 152, Moorhead, and 2164, Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Brown introduced--
S.F. No. 2606: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for road and infrastructure improvements in the city of Princeton; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Eaton, Rosen, Abeler, Hayden and Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 2607: A bill for an act relating to higher education; establishing a grant program for an addiction medicine graduate medical education fellowship program; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Higher Education and Workforce Development.
Senator Brown introduced--
S.F. No. 2608: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for park and trail improvements in the city of Princeton; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Hoffman, Sheran, Abeler and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 2609: A bill for an act relating to health occupations; licensing; modifying the Minnesota Athletic Trainers Act; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 148.7802, subdivision 6, by adding a subdivision; 148.7803, subdivision 1; 148.7804; 148.7805; 148.7806; 148.7808; 148.7809; 148.7810; 148.7812, subdivision 1; 148.7813, subdivision 5; 148.7815; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 148.7802, subdivisions 4, 5, 10, 11.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Torres Ray, Wiklund, Dahle and Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 2610: A bill for an act relating to education; providing all students, including low-income and minority students, with improved and equitable access to effective and more diverse teachers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 120B.11, as amended; 120B.35, subdivision 3; 123B.147, subdivision 3; 124D.861, as amended; Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, sections 122A.40, subdivision 8; 122A.41, subdivision 5; 127A.05, subdivision 6.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Stumpf, Dziedzic, Senjem and Hayden introduced--
S.F. No. 2611: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a University of Minnesota health sciences education facility; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Benson, Osmek, Weber, Dahms and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 2612: A bill for an act relating to energy; requiring the Public Utilities Commission to limit generation of electricity from additional net metering facilities interconnected with municipal utilities and cooperative electric associations under certain conditions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 216B.164, subdivision 4b.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Tomassoni, Stumpf, Ingebrigtsen and Newman introduced--
S.F. No. 2613: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a wastewater treatment facility in Gilbert; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Bonoff, Franzen, Nelson, Clausen and Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 2614: A bill for an act relating to higher education; workforce development; clarifying the dual training grant program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, sections 136A.246; 175.45, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Higher Education and Workforce Development.
Senators Clausen, Dziedzic and Bonoff introduced--
S.F. No. 2615: A bill for an act relating to higher education; modifying child care grant eligibility; amending Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 136A.125, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Higher Education and Workforce Development.
Senators Rosen, Sheran, Hayden, Benson and Nienow introduced--
S.F. No. 2616: A bill for an act relating to human services; allowing interactive video for targeted case management; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 256B.0621, subdivision 10; 256B.0924, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 256B.0625, subdivision 20.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Clausen, Bonoff and Pratt introduced--
S.F. No. 2617: A bill for an act relating to education; directing the Board of Teaching to adopt standards for an endorsement enabling licensed high school teachers to provide dual enrollment instruction at a high school; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 122A.09, by adding a subdivision; 124D.091, subdivisions 2, 3; Laws 2015, First Special Session chapter 3, article 2, section 70, subdivision 9.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Sheran and Eaton introduced--
S.F. No. 2618: A bill for an act relating to health care; awarding a grant to train community health care workers in advanced care directives; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Jensen introduced--
S.F. No. 2619: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money to complete the Rice County Veterans Memorial in Faribault.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Koenen introduced--
S.F. No. 2620: A bill for an act relating to education finance; qualifying specific on-site education programs located at a care and treatment facility as learning year programs; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Pappas and Nelson introduced--
S.F. No. 2621: A bill for an act relating to health; creating an advisory task force on the creation of a division of healthy aging; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Clausen and Sieben introduced--
S.F. No. 2622: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for railroad crossing safety improvements for the Mississippi River Regional Trail; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Thompson and Sieben introduced--
S.F. No. 2623: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Byllesby Dam; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Bonoff, Jensen, Pratt, Franzen and Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 2624: A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; modifying certification requirements for qualified small business investors; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 116J.8737, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Stumpf, Bonoff, Weber, Clausen and Nelson introduced--
S.F. No. 2625: A bill for an act relating to higher education; providing for the administration of the MnSCU two-year college program; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Metzen, Saxhaug and Eaton introduced--
S.F. No. 2626: A bill for an act relating to state government; ratifying labor agreements and compensation plans; ratifying the salary increase of certain agency directors.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senator Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 2627: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Big Rivers Regional Trail Trailhead; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Saxhaug and Anderson introduced--
S.F. No. 2628: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money for Veterans' Voices radio programming.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Saxhaug and Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 2629: A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; providing a temporary refundable credit for residential biomass heating systems; requiring a report.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Abeler and Hayden introduced--
S.F. No. 2630: A bill for an act relating to public safety; prohibiting the use of unmanned aerial vehicles near public safety helicopters; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 609.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Clausen, Dahle, Nienow and Jensen introduced--
S.F. No. 2631: A bill for an act relating to education; modifying Principals' Leadership Institute provisions; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 122A.74.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Eken introduced--
S.F. No. 2632: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a grant to Clay County to construct a new resource recovery campus; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Eken introduced--
S.F. No. 2633: A bill for an act relating to human services; increasing medical assistance and MinnesotaCare payment rates for dental services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 256B.76, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Bonoff, Pratt, Wiger, Wiklund and Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 2634: A bill for an act relating to education; clarifying college entrance examination reimbursement; amending Laws 2015, First Special Session chapter 3, article 3, section 15, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Senjem and Thompson introduced--
S.F. No. 2635: A bill for an act relating to taxation; conforming certain income, franchise, and property tax refund provisions to changes in federal law; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 290.01, subdivisions 19a, 19b, 19c; 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.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Senjem and Thompson introduced--
S.F. No. 2636: A bill for an act relating to taxation; conforming certain income, franchise, and property tax refund provisions to changes in federal law; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 290.01, subdivisions 19a, 19b, 19c; 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.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Clausen, Carlson and Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 2637: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; modifying the disabled veteran's exclusion; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 273.13, subdivision 34.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Saxhaug, Ruud, Pratt, Hoffman and Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 2638: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; making distributions quarterly from the minerals management account; allowing expedited sales of school trust lands and university lands; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 93.2236; 94.3495, subdivisions 2, 3, 7.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Ortman and Osmek introduced--
S.F. No. 2639: A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing conveyance of certain tax-forfeited land that borders public water.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Koenen, Jensen, Rosen, Lourey and Skoe introduced--
S.F. No. 2640: A bill for an act relating to human services; increasing the medical assistance payment rates for emergency ambulance services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 256B.0625, subdivision 17a.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Sheran, Hayden and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 2641: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying the basic monthly rate for Northstar Care for Children; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 256N.26, subdivisions 3, 9.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Latz introduced--
S.F. No. 2642: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; modifying a 2011 appropriation for a St. Louis Park noise barrier; amending Laws 2011, First Special Session chapter 12, section 13, subdivision 8.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Latz introduced--
S.F. No. 2643: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a Beltline Boulevard light rail transit station; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Latz introduced--
S.F. No. 2644: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a Louisiana Avenue rail transit station; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Latz introduced--
S.F. No. 2645: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a Wooddale Avenue light rail transit station; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Tomassoni, Nelson, Fischbach, Eken and Koenen introduced--
S.F. No. 2646: A bill for an act relating to vocational rehabilitation; appropriating money for centers for independent living; amending Laws 2015, First Special Session chapter 1, article 1, section 2, subdivision 6.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Jensen introduced--
S.F. No. 2647: A bill for an act relating to taxation; personal property; exempting a certain electric generation facility; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 272.02, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Eken introduced--
S.F. No. 2648: A bill for an act relating to higher education; establishing a loan forgiveness program for individuals working in greater Minnesota; requiring a report; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 136A.
Referred to the Committee on Higher Education and Workforce Development.
Senators Carlson and Clausen introduced--
S.F. No. 2649: A bill for an act relating to criminal justice; expanding the damage to energy transmission or telecommunications equipment crime; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 609.593, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Carlson introduced--
S.F. No. 2650: A bill for an act relating to taxation; tax increment financing; modifying tax increment financing authority for the city of Burnsville; amending Laws 2008, chapter 154, article 9, section 21, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Clausen and Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 2651: A bill for an act relating to education; establishing a legislative task force to review the legislative auditor's 2016 report on kindergarten through grade 12 teacher licensure and consider how to implement the recommendations.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Clausen introduced--
S.F. No. 2652: A bill for an act relating to human services; education; providing for system redesign; modifying the basic sliding fee child care program; modifying eligibility for early learning scholarship; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 119B.03, subdivision 4; Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 124D.165, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Dahle introduced--
S.F. No. 2653: A bill for an act relating to health care; proposing a constitutional amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article I; providing that access to certain health care services is a fundamental right of the people of Minnesota.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Dahle introduced--
S.F. No. 2654: A bill for an act relating to commerce; requiring written magazine renewal offers to disclose the subscription's expiration date; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325F.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senator Dahle introduced--
S.F. No. 2655: A bill for an act relating to commerce; providing financial exploitation protections for older adults and vulnerable adults; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 45A.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senator Dahle introduced--
S.F. No. 2656: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; extending the Farmer-Lender Mediation Act until June 30, 2020; repealing a law that would have extended the Farmer-Lender Mediation Act until June 30, 2017, if the legislature did not meet in regular session during calendar year 2016; amending Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 583.215; repealing Laws 2015, First Special Session chapter 4, article 2, section 81.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senator Dahle introduced--
S.F. No. 2657: A bill for an act relating to commerce; regulating money transmitters; providing a private right of action for fraud-induced transfers; establishing a duty to warn of potential fraud and investigate fraud; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 53B.24; 53B.27, subdivision 1, by adding subdivisions.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senator Hayden introduced--
S.F. No. 2658: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying food stamp employment and training; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 256D.051.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Pederson introduced--
S.F. No. 2659: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Lake Wobegon Trail; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Rosen, Weber, Dahms and Sieben introduced--
S.F. No. 2660: A bill for an act relating to education; filling school board vacancies; 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 Rosen and Champion introduced--
S.F. No. 2661: A bill for an act relating to state government; providing a sunset for the Legislative Commission on Minnesota Sports Facilities.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Rosen, Clausen, Weber and Dahms introduced--
S.F. No. 2662: A bill for an act relating to education; eliminating requirement that under-performing districts use general education revenue at the commissioner's direction to accelerate progress on world's best workforce goals; amending Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 120B.11, subdivision 9.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Rosen, Jensen, Dahle, Weber and Dahms introduced--
S.F. No. 2663: A bill for an act relating to liquor; authorizing cities to issue on-sale intoxicating liquor licenses to municipal golf courses; authorizing the city of Janesville to issue a license for the Prairie Ridge Golf Club; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 340A.404, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senators Rosen, Weber, Jensen and Dahms introduced--
S.F. No. 2664: 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.
Senator Jensen introduced--
S.F. No. 2665: A bill for an act relating to real estate appraisers; regulating appraiser fees, investigation costs, and appraisal management companies; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 45.027, subdivision 1; 82C.02, subdivisions 4, 5; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 82C.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senators Clausen, Sheran and Hawj introduced--
S.F. No. 2666: A bill for an act relating to human services; appropriating money for the family assets for independence program.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Latz introduced--
S.F. No. 2667: A bill for an act relating to criminal justice; establishing an earned compliance credit program for persons under correctional supervision; requiring a report; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 244.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Skoe and Abeler introduced--
S.F. No. 2668: A bill for an act relating to human services; appropriating money for the White Earth Band of Ojibwe child welfare services.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Skoe and Abeler introduced--
S.F. No. 2669: A bill for an act relating to human services; appropriating money for a grant to the White Earth Band of Ojibwe.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Bakk and Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 2670: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a Black Beach campground in Silver Bay; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Bakk and Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 2671: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for fish virus surveillance.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Jensen introduced--
S.F. No. 2672: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a municipal complex for the city of Medford; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Weber introduced--
S.F. No. 2673: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money to demolish an obsolete building in Pipestone.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Weber introduced--
S.F. No. 2674: A bill for an act relating to lawful gambling; increasing annual prize limit for the conduct of certain lawful gambling; amending Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 349.166, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Abeler and Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 2675: A bill for an act relating to transportation; appropriating money for highway-rail grade crossing separation in Coon Rapids; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Abeler and Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 2676: A bill for an act relating to state government; creating a Health and Human Services Coordinating and Financing Board to coordinate health and human services programs; restructuring the Department of Human Services by establishing a Department of Health Care Services, Department of Forensic Services, Department of Direct Care Services, and Office of Eligibility Services; transferring duties from the Department of Human Services and other state agencies to the new state agencies and office; transferring other duties among state agencies; requiring a report; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 15.01; 15.06, subdivision 1; 15A.0815, subdivision 2; 43A.08, subdivision 1a; 299A.015; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 60A; 144A; 256; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapters 246C; 246D; 256R; 256S.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Abeler and Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 2677: A bill for an act relating to higher education; requiring that technical colleges be separately administered and funded and made independent from the MnSCU system.
Referred to the Committee on Higher Education and Workforce Development.
Senators Franzen, Bonoff, Osmek, Latz and Ortman introduced--
S.F. No. 2678: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; creating Sophia's Law; requiring marine-grade carbon monoxide detection devices on certain motorboats; requiring safety information on carbon monoxide poisoning from motorboats; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 86B.005, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 86B.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Jensen, Clausen and Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 2679: A bill for an act relating to economic development; modifying duties of the Bureau of Small Business; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 116J.68.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senators Latz, Hoffman, Johnson, Senjem and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 2680: A bill for an act relating to criminal justice; increasing the maximum penalty for felony-level assaults motivated by bias; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 609.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Scalze, Ingebrigtsen, Schmit, Hoffman and Ruud introduced--
S.F. No. 2681: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for wildlife management area and aquatic management area acquisition, development, and improvement; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Scalze, Ingebrigtsen, Schmit, Hoffman and Ruud introduced--
S.F. No. 2682: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for RIM reserve; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Reinert, Stumpf, Bakk and Bonoff introduced--
S.F. No. 2683: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a chemical services and advanced materials science building at the University of Minnesota on the Duluth campus; authorizing the issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Hayden, Bonoff, Rosen and Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 2684: A bill for an act relating to human services; changing certain reimbursement requirements of the food stamp employment and training program; modifying certain appropriation requirements of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 256D.051, subdivision 6b; Laws 2013, chapter 108, article 14, section 2, subdivision 1, as amended.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Eken and Nelson introduced--
S.F. No. 2685: A bill for an act relating to state government; designating June 20 as Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Day; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 10.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Jensen, Sparks, Skoe, Senjem and Weber introduced--
S.F. No. 2686: A bill for an act relating to occupational safety; providing for limited use of hand-powered manlifts with single suspension cables; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 182.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senators Eken and Nelson introduced--
S.F. No. 2687: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying essential community supports; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 256B.0922, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Schmit, Saxhaug and Housley introduced--
S.F. No. 2688: A bill for an act relating to energy; appropriating money to promote the use of Minnesota-generated clean energy resources.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Sparks and Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 2689: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; establishing voluntary solar site management practices for solar sites; allowing local governments to require management practices as a condition of a site permit; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 216B.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senator Cohen introduced--
S.F. No. 2690: A bill for an act relating to workforce development; housing; authorizing a grant to Ujamaa Place; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Sparks, Eken and Koenen introduced--
S.F. No. 2691: A bill for an act relating to commerce; building and construction contracts; regulating retainages; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 337.10, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senators Cohen and Scalze introduced--
S.F. No. 2692: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Riverview Corridor Transitway; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Hawj introduced--
S.F. No. 2693: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Rush Line Corridor Transitway; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Franzen and Housley introduced--
S.F. No. 2694: A bill for an act relating to local government; requiring a two-thirds vote to impose an interim ordinance; requiring a public hearing after 30-day notice before imposing an interim ordinance relating to housing; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 462.355, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senator Westrom introduced--
S.F. No. 2695: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Glenwood Police and Fire Departments; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Jensen, Sheran, Rosen, Clausen and Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 2696: A bill for an act relating to higher education; providing for inclusion of agricultural science education courses in the Minnesota transfer curriculum by the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities.
Referred to the Committee on Higher Education and Workforce Development.
Senators Saxhaug, Tomassoni and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 2697: A bill for an act relating to economic development; transferring money to the city of Grand Rapids for preliminary work on rail line in Itasca County.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Saxhaug, Tomassoni and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 2698: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for state forest land reforestation and forest roads and bridges; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Eaton, Kent, Dahle and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 2699: A bill for an act relating to health; making alcohol and drug counselors eligible for education loan forgiveness under the health professional education loan forgiveness program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 144.608, subdivision 1; 147A.08; Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 144.1501, subdivisions 1, 2, 3.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 2700: A bill for an act relating to health; appropriating money for grants to assisted living facilities for assistive technology.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Sparks, Koenen and Dahms introduced--
S.F. No. 2701: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; establishing a tractor rollover protection pilot grant program; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 17.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senators Sparks, Koenen and Dahms introduced--
S.F. No. 2702: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for Rural Finance Authority agricultural loan programs; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Dibble, Limmer, Chamberlain and Nienow introduced--
S.F. No. 2703: A bill for an act relating to data privacy; protecting applicant's and employee's personal usernames and passwords from access by employers; providing for civil enforcement; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 181.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senators Dibble, Chamberlain and Nienow introduced--
S.F. No. 2704: A bill for an act relating to data privacy; prohibiting access by a government entity to electronic communication held by a service provider or other third party unless certain procedures are followed; providing certain limits on data retention; providing remedies; requiring a report; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 626A.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Chamberlain, Dibble and Nienow introduced--
S.F. No. 2705: A bill for an act relating to data privacy; providing for protection of a student's personal user name and password; providing for enforcement; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 121A.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Hawj, Cohen, Tomassoni and Champion introduced--
S.F. No. 2706: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the East Side Freedom Library; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Dahle and Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 2707: A bill for an act relating to education; requiring fire safety compliance for solar panels installed at schools; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 123B.57, by adding a subdivision; Laws 2015, First Special Session chapter 3, article 6, section 3, subdivision 6.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Hayden, Sheran and Abeler introduced--
S.F. No. 2708: A bill for an act relating to human services; creating alternative residential placement options and modified payment methods and rates for patients with complex and serious medical and behavioral health conditions to reduce unnecessary hospitalization, excessive lengths of stay, and higher rates of readmission after discharge; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 256.969, by adding a subdivision; 256B.0755, by adding a subdivision; 256B.431, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 144A.071, subdivision 4a.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Sparks and Dahms introduced--
S.F. No. 2709: A bill for an act relating to workforce development; modifying workforce development areas; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 116L.666.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senator Hayden introduced--
S.F. No. 2710: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying certain payment and reimbursement requirements of chemical dependency treatment; clarifying certain treatment facility placement considerations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 254B.03, subdivision 4; 254B.04, subdivision 2a; 254B.06, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Schmit introduced--
S.F. No. 2711: A bill for an act relating to environment; establishing a working lands watershed restoration program to incentivize the growth of perennial crops; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 103F.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Kent, Dahle, Kiffmeyer and Stumpf introduced--
S.F. No. 2712: A bill for an act relating to education finance; increasing debt service equalization aid for school districts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 123B.53, subdivisions 5, 6; Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 123B.53, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Goodwin, Eaton, Dziedzic and Hall introduced--
S.F. No. 2713: A bill for an act relating to public safety; creating a civil cause of action for the nonconsensual dissemination of private sexual images and nonconsensual sexual solicitation; amending the crime of stalking to include nonconsensual sexual solicitation; expanding the definition of qualified domestic violence-related offense; establishing criminal penalties for nonconsensual dissemination of private sexual images and nonconsensual sexual solicitation; clarifying the law of criminal defamation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 609.02, subdivision 16; 609.748, subdivision 1; 609.749, subdivision 2; 609.765; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 604; 617.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Pratt, Chamberlain, Housley, Nelson and Dahms introduced--
S.F. No. 2714: A bill for an act relating to education; creating Education Savings Accounts for Students in Low-Performing Schools Act; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Chamberlain introduced--
S.F. No. 2715: A bill for an act relating to education; creating a directory of cross-references to statutes governing parental rights in education; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 124D.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Chamberlain introduced--
S.F. No. 2716: A bill for an act relating to education finance; requiring public testimony before a school board reauthorizes board-approved referendum revenue authority; requiring school board approval of local optional revenue; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 126C.10, subdivision 2e; 126C.17, subdivision 9a.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Clausen introduced--
S.F. No. 2717: A bill for an act relating to education; creating a task force to examine and recommend the elimination of unfunded mandates in general education; requiring a report; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Jensen, Rosen and Stumpf introduced--
S.F. No. 2718: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the greater Minnesota business development public infrastructure grant program; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Jensen, Sheran, Hawj, Schmit and Eken introduced--
S.F. No. 2719: A bill for an act relating to higher education; requiring state college and university bookstores to provide a policy of price-matching; requesting the University of Minnesota to provide a policy of price-matching at bookstores operated in its facilities; enacting a performance goal related to textbook cost reduction; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 135A.25, subdivision 5, by adding a subdivision; 136F.58, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Higher Education and Workforce Development.
Senators Hoffman and Carlson introduced--
S.F. No. 2720: A bill for an act relating to health insurance; mandating coverage for audiological rehabilitation counseling; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62Q.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senator Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 2721: A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing additional funding for school districts to pay for higher teacher retirement employer contribution costs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 126C.10, subdivision 37.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Schmit, Dahms, Eken, Koenen and Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 2722: A bill for an act relating to economic development; establishing a greater Minnesota workforce and community development pilot grant program; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senators Schmit, Housley, Franzen, Metzen and Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 2723: A bill for an act relating to state government; establishing a snow angel fund with the Amateur Sports Commission; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 240A.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senator Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 2724: A bill for an act relating to retirement; St. Paul Teachers Retirement Fund Association; financial solvency measures; increasing contribution rates; revising postretirement adjustment provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 354A.12, subdivision 2a; Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 354A.29, subdivision 7; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 354A.29, subdivisions 8, 9.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Hoffman, Housley and Brown introduced--
S.F. No. 2725: A bill for an act relating to elections; modifying provisions related to electronic voting systems; permitting alternative printed ballot styles; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 204B.35, by adding a subdivision; 204C.24, subdivision 1; 206.80; 206.86, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.
Senator Miller introduced--
S.F. No. 2726: A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing additional early repayments of maximum effort capital loans; amending Laws 2011, First Special Session chapter 11, article 4, section 8.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Miller introduced--
S.F. No. 2727: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Blufflands Trail system; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Miller introduced--
S.F. No. 2728: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Root River State Trail from Preston to Forestville; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Latz introduced--
S.F. No. 2729: A bill for an act relating to public safety; creating enhanced penalties for crimes motivated by bias; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 609.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 2730: A bill for an act relating to economic development; modifying small business development center services; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senators Hawj, Champion, Torres Ray, Dibble and Pratt introduced--
S.F. No. 2731: A bill for an act relating to economic development; modifying certain program and grant eligibility requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 116J.8731, subdivision 4; 116J.8748, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senators Hawj and Hayden introduced--
S.F. No. 2732: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for a kindergarten through grade 5 after-school, culturally focused arts program to improve the reading, math, and life skills of underperforming students and thereby reduce the academic achievement gap; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Hawj, Sheran, Eaton and Jensen introduced--
S.F. No. 2733: A bill for an act relating to labor and industry; occupational safety and health; modifying the AWAIR program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 182.653, subdivision 9.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senators Brown and Goodwin introduced--
S.F. No. 2734: A bill for an act relating to criminal justice; establishing a task force and requiring reporting on issues related to persons with hearing loss who are involved in the criminal justice system; providing appointments; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 241.016, subdivision 1; 299C.18.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Ingebrigtsen, Hall and Anderson introduced--
S.F. No. 2735: A bill for an act relating to public safety; establishing training for peace officers to identify and respond to domestic terrorism; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 626.8451, subdivisions 2, 3, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Champion and Hayden introduced--
S.F. No. 2736: A bill for an act relating to state government; changing provisions for the small business procurement program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 16C.10, subdivision 6; 16C.16, subdivisions 6, 7, 11, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 16C.16, subdivision 6a.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senator Champion introduced--
S.F. No. 2737: A bill for an act relating to state government; adding the commissioner of human rights to the urban initiative board; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 116M.15, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senators Hayden, Eaton and Hawj introduced--
S.F. No. 2738: A bill for an act relating to state government; proposing changes to targeted group business program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 16C.16, subdivisions 6, 10, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 16C.16, subdivision 13.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Hayden, Eaton and Hawj introduced--
S.F. No. 2739: A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money for minority business development and outreach, education, and certification of minority-owned business contracting.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Sparks, Gazelka, Koenen, Dahms and Eken introduced--
S.F. No. 2740: A bill for an act relating to workers' compensation; reinsurance; modifying retention limits; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 79.34, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senators Kent and Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 2741: A bill for an act relating to transportation; modifying various provisions administered by and governing the activities of the Department of Transportation; removing a legislative route; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 161.081, subdivision 3; 161.46, subdivision 2; 165.14, subdivision 6; 171.12, subdivision 6; 174.185; Laws 2014, chapter 312, article 11, sections 10; 11; 13; 16; 18.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Public Safety.
Senator Koenen introduced--
S.F. No. 2742: A bill for an act relating to lawful gambling; providing for raffle boards; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 297E.02, subdivisions 6a, 7; 349.2125, subdivision 1; 349.2127, subdivisions 2, 3, 4.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Pappas and Latz introduced--
S.F. No. 2743: A bill for an act relating to public safety; modifying public safety officer death benefits; adopting definitions of the hometown heroes act; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 299A.41, subdivision 3; 353.01, subdivision 43.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 2744: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for early childhood and prekindergarten through grade 12 education, including general education, education excellence, charter schools, special education, facilities and technology, and self-sufficiency and lifelong learning; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 120B.11, subdivisions 1a, 2, 5; 120B.15; 120B.35, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4; 120B.36, as amended; 122A.16; 122A.245, subdivision 8; 122A.31, subdivision 3; 122A.4144; 122A.416; 122A.72, subdivision 5; 122A.74, subdivision 1; 123A.24, subdivision 2; 123B.571, subdivision 2; 123B.60, subdivision 1; 123B.71, subdivision 8; 123B.79, subdivisions 5, 8, 9; 124D.15, subdivision 15; 124D.52, subdivisions 1, 2; 125A.091, subdivision 11; 125A.0942, subdivision 4; 126C.40, subdivision 5; 126C.63, subdivision 7; 127A.095; 127A.51; Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, sections 120B.125; 122A.30; 122A.414, subdivisions 1, 2, 2b; 122A.60, subdivision 4; 123B.53, subdivision 1; 123B.595, subdivisions 4, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, by adding a subdivision; 124D.231, subdivision 2; 124D.73, subdivision 4; 124E.05, subdivision 7; 124E.10, subdivisions 1, 5; 124E.16, subdivision 2; 125A.08; 125A.0942, subdivision 3; 126C.48, subdivision 8; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 120B.299, subdivision 5; 122A.413, subdivision 3; 123B.60, subdivision 2; 123B.79, subdivisions 2, 6; Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 122A.413, subdivisions 1, 2.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Wiklund, Eaton, Dahle, Hayden and Housley introduced--
S.F. No. 2745: A bill for an act relating to occupations; modifying Board of Barber Examiners provisions; authorizing rulemaking; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 154.001, subdivision 2; 154.002; 154.01; 154.02; 154.04; 154.05; 154.065, subdivisions 2, 4; 154.07; 154.08; 154.09; 154.10, subdivision 2; 154.11, subdivision 1; 154.14; 154.15; 154.161, subdivision 7; 154.162; 154.19; 154.21; 154.24; 154.25; Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, sections 154.003; 154.11, subdivision 3; 154.161, subdivision 4; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 154.03; 154.06; 154.11, subdivision 2; 154.12.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senator Jensen introduced--
S.F. No. 2746: A bill for an act relating to education; requesting a report from the commissioner regarding assessments.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 2747: A bill for an act relating to higher education; modifying the process for electing members of the Board of Regents of the University of Minnesota; providing for recommendations by congressional district legislative delegation; requiring ranked choice voting at the joint convention to elect regents; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 137.0245, subdivisions 1, 4; 137.0246, subdivision 2, by adding subdivisions.
Referred to the Committee on Higher Education and Workforce Development.
Senator Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 2748: A bill for an act relating to education finance; increasing school board-approved referendum allowance; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 126C.17, subdivision 9a.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 2749: A bill for an act relating to education finance; fully funding unreimbursed special education expenses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 125A.79, subdivision 5.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Carlson, Goodwin, Torres Ray and Dziedzic introduced--
S.F. No. 2750: A bill for an act relating to public safety; establishing a grant program to local law enforcement agencies to purchase firearms from the public; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Carlson, Lourey and Clausen introduced--
S.F. No. 2751: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying certain provisions governing autism early intensive intervention benefit; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 256B.0949, subdivisions 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, by adding subdivisions.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Carlson introduced--
S.F. No. 2752: A bill for an act relating to transportation; prohibiting location of school bus stops in right-turn lanes except under specified conditions; requiring use of prewarning amber signals, flashing red signals, and stop-signal arms when stopping in right-turn lanes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 169.443, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Public Safety.
Senators Marty, Hayden, Eaton, Sheran and Newman introduced--
S.F. No. 2753: A bill for an act relating to public safety; providing peace officer training in responding to a mental health crisis; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 626.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Sheran and Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 2754: A bill for an act relating to human services; increasing the payment rates for primary care services for medical assistance; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 256B.76, subdivision 7.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Dibble, Rosen, Hayden, Eken and Abeler introduced--
S.F. No. 2755: A bill for an act relating to human services; appropriating money for the Homeless Youth Act.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Schmit introduced--
S.F. No. 2756: A bill for an act relating to education finance; increasing funding for education partnership pilot grants; increasing base level funding for the Northside Achievement Zone and the St. Paul Promise Neighborhood; appropriating money; amending Laws 2015, First Special Session chapter 3, article 2, section 70, subdivision 26; article 10, section 3, subdivisions 6, 7.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Schmit introduced--
S.F. No. 2757: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; providing for northern pike management; requiring rulemaking; requiring a report; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 97C.401, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senator Schmit introduced--
S.F. No. 2758: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; modifying provisions for taking and feeding wild animals; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 97A.451, subdivision 6; 97B.035, subdivision 1; 97B.811, subdivision 4a; Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, sections 97B.041; 97B.9251; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 97B.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senator Schmit introduced--
S.F. No. 2759: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; modifying penalties for gross overlimits; providing criminal penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 97A.201, by adding a subdivision; 97A.301, subdivision 1; 97A.338; 97A.420, subdivision 1; 97A.421, subdivision 2a.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senator Hawj introduced--
S.F. No. 2760: A bill for an act relating to state lands; providing for valuation of bond-financed property; designating state waysides and forests; adding to and deleting from state forests and parks; authorizing sales and exchange of certain state lands; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 85.013, by adding a subdivision; 89.021, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 94.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Hawj, Pappas and Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 2761: A bill for an act relating to education; supporting adult basic education students' transition to higher education; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Franzen, Sheran, Nelson, Senjem and Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 2762: A bill for an act relating to human services; appropriating money for an integrated behavioral health care coordination model pilot.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Limmer and Kiffmeyer introduced--
S.F. No. 2763: A bill for an act relating to education; defining parental responsibility in guiding the educational experience of a child; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 120A.22, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Hayden, Eaton and Torres Ray introduced--
S.F. No. 2764: A bill for an act relating to local government; counties; Hennepin County energy forward pricing; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 383B.1588, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Hoffman and Torres Ray introduced--
S.F. No. 2765: A bill for an act relating to campaign finance; modifying certain population thresholds; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 383B.041; 383B.042, subdivisions 5, 6, 9; 383B.053, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.
Senators Carlson, Eaton, Hawj and Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 2766: A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; reinstating the suspended political contribution credit; repealing Laws 2015, chapter 77, article 2, section 82.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 2767: A bill for an act relating to health; modifying provisions governing qualifying medical conditions for purposes of the medical cannabis registry program, medical cannabis distribution facilities, distribution of medical cannabis, and transportation of medical cannabis; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 152.22, subdivision 14; 152.29, subdivision 3, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 152.29, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Latz, Goodwin, Bakk, Dziedzic and Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 2768: A bill for an act relating to corrections; requiring state and local jail and prison inmates to be housed in publicly owned and operated jails and prisons; prohibiting the state and counties from contracting with private prisons; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 241.01, subdivision 3a; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 243; 641.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Champion and Pratt introduced--
S.F. No. 2769: A bill for an act relating to commerce; regulating unfair practices in motor vehicle distribution; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 80E.13.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senators Kent and Hawj introduced--
S.F. No. 2770: A bill for an act relating to insurance; regulating automobile insurance rates and coverages; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 65B.17, subdivision 1; 70A.04, by adding a subdivision; 72A.20, subdivision 23; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 65B.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senators Pappas, Scalze, Dziedzic and Chamberlain introduced--
S.F. No. 2771: A bill for an act relating to data practices; classifying certain data related to small business certification programs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 13.591, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Pappas and Scalze introduced--
S.F. No. 2772: A bill for an act relating to local government; making technical changes to Ramsey County human resources statutes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 383A.289, subdivision 3; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 383A.295, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Jensen, Hayden, Nelson, Clausen and Bonoff introduced--
S.F. No. 2773: A bill for an act relating to education; providing grants for innovative adult basic education (ABE) programs; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Education.