State of Minnesota
SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS
Thursday, March 17, 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 Pappas, Scalze and Chamberlain introduced--
S.F. No. 2774: A bill for an act relating to local government; creating the Ramsey County Economic Development Authority.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senator Newman introduced--
S.F. No. 2775: A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing Meeker County auditor to exercise rights of unit owner in common interest community on behalf of state.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Stumpf, Tomassoni and Pederson introduced--
S.F. No. 2776: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; establishing regulations for autocycles; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 169.011, subdivision 44, by adding a subdivision; 169.974, subdivisions 2, 3, 4, 5; 171.01, by adding a subdivision; 171.02, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Public Safety.
Senators Eaton, Lourey and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 2777: A bill for an act relating to housing; modifying family homeless prevention and assistance program requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 462A.204, subdivisions 1, 3.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Anderson, Saxhaug, Housley, Pederson and Hall introduced--
S.F. No. 2778: A bill for an act relating to education; encouraging character development education to include a focus on Congressional Medal of Honor recipients; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 120B.232.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Anderson, Hann, Pederson and Kiffmeyer introduced--
S.F. No. 2779: A bill for an act relating to crime; clarifying military member and adding veterans to offense of impersonation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 609.475.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 2780: A bill for an act relating to liquor; clarifying off-sale license for microdistilleries; amending Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 340A.22, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senators Fischbach and Anderson introduced--
S.F. No. 2781: A bill for an act relating to education finance; ensuring that all schools determined eligible for, and notified of, participation in the alternative compensation revenue program receive alternative compensation funding; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 127A.41, subdivision 2; Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 122A.415, subdivision 3; Laws 2015, First Special Session chapter 3, article 12, section 4, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Anderson, Hann, Newman, Nelson and Kiffmeyer introduced--
S.F. No. 2782: A bill for an act relating to military veterans; authorizing grants to veterans from the state soldiers' assistance fund to pay for emergency dental care; allowing a subtraction for dentists who provide charity care to veterans; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 197.05; 290.01, subdivision 19b; 290.091, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senator Wiklund introduced--
S.F. No. 2783: A bill for an act relating to health; making technical changes to the Emergency Medical Services Regulatory Board audit and education provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 144E.50, subdivision 6; Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 144E.275, subdivision 7.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Pappas, Sheran, Eken, Franzen and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 2784: A bill for an act relating to safe harbor for sexually exploited youth; expanding eligibility for safe harbor services to youth age 24 and younger; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 145.4716, subdivision 2; 609.3241; Laws 2015, chapter 71, article 14, sections 2, subdivision 5, as amended; 3, subdivision 2, as amended.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 2785: A bill for an act relating to transportation; requiring drivers to stop vehicles at the direction of a school bus flagger; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 169.444, subdivisions 2, 5, 6, 7, by adding subdivisions.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Public Safety.
Senator Eken introduced--
S.F. No. 2786: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; establishing a farm safety program; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 17.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senators Latz, Pappas, Dibble, Ingebrigtsen and Limmer introduced--
S.F. No. 2787: A bill for an act relating to public safety; appropriating money for sex trafficking investigation grants.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Hall, Gazelka, Kiffmeyer, Senjem and Newman introduced--
S.F. No. 2788: A bill for an act relating to taxation; income; establishing a subtraction for parents of stillborn children; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 290.01, subdivision 19b; 290.091, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Hayden and Dziedzic introduced--
S.F. No. 2789: A bill for an act relating to public safety; establishing an East African youth and family antiviolence outreach program; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Hayden and Dziedzic introduced--
S.F. No. 2790: A bill for an act relating to workforce development; providing funding for Somali youth programming to develop leadership, workforce skills, and youth entrepreneurship; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senators Latz and Limmer introduced--
S.F. No. 2791: A bill for an act relating to commerce; clarifying the authority of the Commerce Fraud Bureau to apply for or execute search warrants; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 626.05, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senators Marty and Abeler introduced--
S.F. No. 2792: A bill for an act relating to health occupations; modifying the membership criteria for the Board of Chiropractic Examiners; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 148.03.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 2793: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; providing for control of invasive species; modifying wild rice license requirements; providing for streamlined review of certain plans and regulations; modifying and providing civil penalties; requiring a report; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 17.4982, subdivision 18a; 84.027, subdivision 13; 84.091, subdivision 2; 84D.01, subdivision 2; 84D.05, subdivision 1; 84D.09, subdivision 2; 84D.10, subdivision 4; 84D.108, by adding a subdivision; 84D.13, subdivision 4; 116G.15, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, sections 84.027, subdivision 13a; 84D.11, subdivision 1; 84D.13, subdivision 5; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 84D.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senator Jensen introduced--
S.F. No. 2794: A bill for an act relating to commerce; regulating no-fault auto benefits; requiring the deduction of basic economic loss benefits previously provided; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 65B.44, subdivision 5; 65B.51, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senator Carlson introduced--
S.F. No. 2795: A bill for an act relating to campaign finance; amending prorating method for contributions or use of general treasury money; modifying definition of expressly advocating; providing for disclosure of electioneering communications; providing penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 10A.01, subdivision 16a; 10A.121, subdivision 1; 10A.244; 10A.25, subdivision 3a; 10A.27, subdivision 15; Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 10A.20, subdivision 3; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 10A.
Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.
Senators Saxhaug, Gazelka, Anderson and Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 2796: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; extending the filing deadline for applications for the disabled veteran homestead market value exclusion; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 273.13, subdivision 34.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Cohen and Torres Ray introduced--
S.F. No. 2797: A bill for an act relating to clean water; requiring a Mississippi River source water protection plan; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 144.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Newman and Latz introduced--
S.F. No. 2798: A bill for an act relating to human services; creating a permanent child support task force; requiring a report; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 518A.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Cohen introduced--
S.F. No. 2799: A bill for an act relating to campaigns; modifying false political and campaign material law; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 211B.06, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 211B.06, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.
Senator Stumpf introduced--
S.F. No. 2800: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for wastewater infrastructure improvements in East Grand Forks; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Abeler, Hayden and Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 2801: A bill for an act relating to health care; appropriating money to provide subsidies to federally qualified health centers.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Ingebrigtsen, Rosen and Johnson introduced--
S.F. No. 2802: A bill for an act relating to cosmetology; regulating eyelash extension services; providing grandfathered licenses; authorizing rulemaking; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 155A.23, by adding subdivisions; Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, sections 155A.23, subdivisions 8, 18; 155A.27, subdivision 1; 155A.271, subdivision 1; 155A.29, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 155A.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senator Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 2803: A bill for an act relating to higher education; appropriating money to the University of Minnesota for public infrastructure mapping.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Bakk, Tomassoni and Stumpf introduced--
S.F. No. 2804: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for Gitchi-Gami State Trail; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Bakk, Tomassoni and Stumpf introduced--
S.F. No. 2805: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a water access facility in Grand Marais; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Ingebrigtsen, Senjem and Westrom introduced--
S.F. No. 2806: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for expanding the Runestone Community Center in Alexandria; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Eken introduced--
S.F. No. 2807: A bill for an act relating to elections; modifying provisions related to nominating petitions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 204B.07, subdivision 4; 204D.20, subdivision 3; 204D.22, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.
Senators Marty and Sheran introduced--
S.F. No. 2808: A bill for an act relating to health; requiring the commissioner of health to conduct a health information exchange study; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Marty, Goodwin and Torres Ray introduced--
S.F. No. 2809: A bill for an act relating to health care; establishing a Primary Care Case Management program; authorizing direct state contracting with health care providers; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Fischbach introduced--
S.F. No. 2810: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a pedestrian bridge in St. Joseph; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Hoffman, Clausen, Pratt and Bonoff introduced--
S.F. No. 2811: A bill for an act relating to education; conforming certain terms and conditions of employment for kindergarten through grade 12 teachers and administrators; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 122A.40, subdivisions 5, 7, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Hayden, Dziedzic and Franzen introduced--
S.F. No. 2812: A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money for a grant to the YWCA of Minneapolis.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Johnson, Wiger, Saxhaug, Eaton and Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 2813: A bill for an act relating to education finance; increasing funding for full-service community schools; amending Laws 2015, First Special Session chapter 3, article 2, section 70, subdivision 19.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Clausen introduced--
S.F. No. 2814: A bill for an act relating to education; creating a Student Discipline Working Group to review the substance, application, and effect of Minnesota's Pupil Fair Dismissal Act and make recommendations to the legislature.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Latz and Limmer introduced--
S.F. No. 2815: A bill for an act relating to corrections; authorizing Department of Corrections access to employment data for research of effectiveness of employment programming for offenders in the community; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 268.19, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Hayden introduced--
S.F. No. 2816: A bill for an act relating to state government; providing for disparity impact analysis of proposed legislation; requiring state agencies to biannually report actions taken to address disparities; requiring each change item in the governor's budget proposal to include a disparity analysis; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 16A.10, subdivision 1c; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 3; 15.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senator Fischbach introduced--
S.F. No. 2817: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Rocori Trail; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Limmer, Newman and Latz introduced--
S.F. No. 2818: A bill for an act relating to courts; permitting the Department of Public Safety to share data with the courts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 13.69, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Eken introduced--
S.F. No. 2819: A bill for an act relating to human services; establishing a community respite care grant program; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 256.975, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Nienow introduced--
S.F. No. 2820: A bill for an act relating to transportation; appropriating money for improvements to marked Trunk Highway 95 in the city of Cambridge.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Wiklund introduced--
S.F. No. 2821: A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing a grant for The Works Museum; appropriating money; amending Laws 2015, First Special Session chapter 3, article 2, section 70, subdivision 15.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Wiklund introduced--
S.F. No. 2822: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Minnesota Valley Trail and local trail connections; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 2823: A bill for an act relating to health care; requiring commissioner of health to award a grant to study low retention rates for advanced practice registered nurses in primary care practice; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Hawj introduced--
S.F. No. 2824: A bill for an act relating to health care; developing a pilot program to increase early preventive dental intervention and care for infants and toddlers; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Latz introduced--
S.F. No. 2825: 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, sections 13, subdivision 8; 23, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Skoe, Koenen and Eken introduced--
S.F. No. 2826: A bill for an act relating to taxation; income and corporate franchise; establishing a credit for certain dental care providers; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Pederson introduced--
S.F. No. 2827: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for development of Friedrich Regional Park; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Rosen and Clausen introduced--
S.F. No. 2828: A bill for an act relating to education; modifying licensure requirements for teachers trained in other states; amending Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 122A.23, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Goodwin, Eaton and Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 2829: A bill for an act relating to public safety; providing for an advisory group on statewide criminal and juvenile justice information policy and funding issues; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 299C.65.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Abeler and Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 2830: A bill for an act relating to state lands; providing for release of certain state reversionary interest.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Abeler and Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 2831: A bill for an act relating to higher education; requiring the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system to give full value to credits earned in the system; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 136F.
Referred to the Committee on Higher Education and Workforce Development.
Senators Benson, Dahms, Thompson and Chamberlain introduced--
S.F. No. 2832: A bill for an act relating to labor negotiation; requiring open meetings; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 179A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 179A.14, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senator Eken introduced--
S.F. No. 2833: A bill for an act relating to energy; allowing municipal utilities and cooperative electric associations to reduce their annual energy-savings goal; disallowing waste heat recovery converted to electricity as counting towards a municipal utility's or cooperative electric association's annual energy-savings goal; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 216B.241, subdivision 1c.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Sparks and Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 2834: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a plant growth research facility at the University of Minnesota; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Sparks, Pappas, Pratt, Metzen and Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 2835: 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, 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 Ruud, Saxhaug, Pratt, Hoffman and Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 2836: A bill for an act relating to state lands; modifying provisions for sales and exchanges of state land; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 92.115, by adding a subdivision; 94.3495, subdivisions 2, 3, 7; Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 94.10, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senator Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 2837: A bill for an act relating to civil marriage; allowing legislators to solemnize civil marriages; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 517.04.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Pappas, Senjem and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 2838: A bill for an act relating to public pensions; providing for the appointing boards to establish salaries for executive directors of statewide pension plans; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 352.03, subdivision 5; 353.03, subdivision 3a; 354.06, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Stumpf, Bonoff and Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 2839: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for higher education asset preservation and replacement at the University of Minnesota; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Saxhaug, Tomassoni and Gazelka introduced--
S.F. No. 2840: A bill for an act relating to tourism; appropriating money to Explore Minnesota Tourism for an event destination pilot project.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Sheran, Hawj and Stumpf introduced--
S.F. No. 2841: A bill for an act relating to higher education; appropriating money to support certain student support services programs; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 136A.
Referred to the Committee on Higher Education and Workforce Development.
Senator Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 2842: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; amending 2014 appropriation for West St. Paul Robert Street crossing; amending Laws 2014, chapter 294, article 1, section 17, subdivision 12.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Anderson, Pederson, Newman, Hall and Brown introduced--
S.F. No. 2843: A bill for an act relating to human services; directing the legislative auditor to conduct financial audits of spending related to refugee resettlement costs; transferring money.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Nienow and Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 2844: A bill for an act relating to data privacy; protecting student privacy with respect to electronic data in student information systems; providing penalties; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 125B.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Nienow and Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 2845: A bill for an act relating to data privacy; protecting student privacy in data on electronic devices provided by an educational institution; providing penalties; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 125B.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Nienow and Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 2846: A bill for an act relating to data privacy; protecting student privacy in personal electronic devices on campus; providing civil penalties; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 121A.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Wiklund and Franzen introduced--
S.F. No. 2847: A bill for an act relating to transportation; highways; appropriating money for marked Interstate Highway 35W and marked Interstate Highway 494 interchange improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Wiklund and Franzen introduced--
S.F. No. 2848: A bill for an act relating to transportation; highways; appropriating money for marked Interstate Highway 35W and marked Interstate Highway 494 interchange improvements.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Stumpf, Skoe and Eken introduced--
S.F. No. 2849: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for teacher development and evaluation aid; 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 Senjem, Bakk, Rest and Stumpf introduced--
S.F. No. 2850: A bill for an act relating to state government; authorizing fund-raising for the Minnesota State Capitol grand reopening; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 15B.32, subdivision 6.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senator Stumpf introduced--
S.F. No. 2851: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; modifying elk management plan requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 97B.516.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Metzen, Saxhaug and Housley introduced--
S.F. No. 2852: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for Mighty Ducks grants for new or renovated air handling systems of indoor ice facilities.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Pappas, Johnson, Goodwin and Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 2853: A bill for an act relating to retirement; increasing the maximum permissible employer contribution to a laborers pension fund; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 356.24, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senator Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 2854: A bill for an act relating to local government aid; providing a base year formula aid for newly incorporated cities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 477A.013, subdivision 8.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Hayden, Hoffman and Abeler introduced--
S.F. No. 2855: A bill for an act relating to human services; establishing an alternative payment methodology for federally qualified health centers and rural health clinics; clarifying allowable costs for change of scope of services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 256B.0625, subdivision 30.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Saxhaug, Koenen and Skoe introduced--
S.F. No. 2856: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for veterans homes in Montevideo and Bemidji; allowing for nonstate contributions; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Hoffman, Abeler and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 2857: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying the disability waiver rate system; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 256B.0916, subdivision 8; 256B.4914, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 256B.4914, subdivisions 6, 10.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Dahms and Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 2858: A bill for an act relating to education finance; modifying allowed uses for long-term facilities maintenance revenue; amending Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 123B.595, subdivisions 10, 11.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Sheran, Jensen, Schmit, Lourey and Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 2859: A bill for an act relating to health care; requiring the commissioner of human services to seek federal waivers to permit individuals whose income is greater than the income eligibility limit for MinnesotaCare to purchase coverage through MinnesotaCare through a separate MinnesotaCare purchase option.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Latz and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 2860: A bill for an act relating to energy conservation; providing an exception to heating restrictions in commercial parking facilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 216C.20, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senator Jensen introduced--
S.F. No. 2861: A bill for an act relating to education; authorizing a grant to Minnesota State University, Mankato, for the teacher on special assignment and graduate teaching fellowship program; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Pappas and Sieben introduced--
S.F. No. 2862: A bill for an act relating to public safety; increasing penalties for attempting to hire a minor for prostitution; amending Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 609.324, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Brown, Housley, Nienow and Hall introduced--
S.F. No. 2863: A bill for an act relating to public safety; authorizing governmental units to sue to recover for the public safety response costs related to unlawful assemblies and public nuisances; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 609.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Ingebrigtsen and Westrom introduced--
S.F. No. 2864: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; extending an appropriation for the Fergus Falls Regional Treatment Center; amending Laws 2002, chapter 393, section 22, subdivision 6, as amended.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Torres Ray introduced--
S.F. No. 2865: A bill for an act relating to education; funding competitive grants to increase the financial literacy of girls and women of color; appropriating money; requiring a report.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Hayden, Pappas, Scalze, Chamberlain and Abeler introduced--
S.F. No. 2866: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money to the Metropolitan Council for regional park and open-space land acquisition and improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 2867: A bill for an act relating to retirement; Minnesota State Retirement System financial solvency measures; increasing member and employer contribution rates; reducing postretirement adjustment amounts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 352.04, subdivisions 2, 3, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, sections 356.215, subdivision 8; 356.415, subdivisions 1a, 1e, 1f; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 356.415, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senator Champion introduced--
S.F. No. 2868: A bill for an act relating to human rights; appropriating money for additional investigation, enforcement, and management activities and for a human rights office in greater Minnesota.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Dahle, Gazelka, Latz and Pratt introduced--
S.F. No. 2869: A bill for an act relating to commerce; including tax debt as debt that is covered under debt settlement services regulation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 332A.02, subdivision 8; 332A.10, subdivision 4; 332B.02, subdivisions 9, 10.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senators Hoffman, Pappas, Torres Ray, Hawj and Hayden introduced--
S.F. No. 2870: A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money to African Economic Development Solutions.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Champion introduced--
S.F. No. 2871: A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money for the Connections to Jobs program and Work Experience pilot program.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Champion and Hayden introduced--
S.F. No. 2872: A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money for minority business development; requiring a report.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Hawj introduced--
S.F. No. 2873: A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money for a pilot art incubator and creative enterprise center.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Eken and Clausen introduced--
S.F. No. 2874: A bill for an act relating to higher education; appropriating money to the Board of Regents of the University of Minnesota for network upgrades.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Pratt introduced--
S.F. No. 2875: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for road construction in Scott County; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Dahle introduced--
S.F. No. 2876: A bill for an act relating to commerce; regulating applicants and licensees; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 53B.05, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 53B.07, by adding a subdivision; 53B.08, subdivision 1; 53B.10, subdivision 1; 53B.11, subdivision 3; 53B.13; 58.04, subdivision 1; 58.11, subdivision 2; 58A.07, subdivision 1; 58A.09, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senator Champion introduced--
S.F. No. 2877: A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money for creation of sustainable and resilient African-American communities.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Champion introduced--
S.F. No. 2878: A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money for a grant to Northside Funders Group for the North@Work program.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Champion introduced--
S.F. No. 2879: A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money for the Metro Transit technician training program; requiring a report.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Dahms, Weber, Koenen, Schmit and Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 2880: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for AURI facilities improvement; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Carlson, Abeler and Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 2881: A bill for an act relating to human services; extending the sunset of an existing exception to the consumer-directed community supports budget methodology; amending Laws 2012, chapter 247, article 4, section 47, as amended.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Marty and Sieben introduced--
S.F. No. 2882: A bill for an act relating to Capitol security; making Capitol security officers eligible for public safety officer and survivor benefits; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 299A.41, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Marty, Jensen, Stumpf, Dahms and Miller introduced--
S.F. No. 2883: 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 Rest and Thompson introduced--
S.F. No. 2884: A bill for an act relating to taxation; modifying the time limit to file a claim for refund; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 289A.40, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Pappas and Torres Ray introduced--
S.F. No. 2885: A bill for an act relating to education; creating a pilot grant program to increase the academic success of girls of color; appropriating money; requiring a report.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Goodwin and Latz introduced--
S.F. No. 2886: A bill for an act relating to state government; extending the statute of limitations for a minor child filing a claim under the Human Rights Act; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 363A.07, subdivision 3; 363A.28, subdivision 3, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Chamberlain introduced--
S.F. No. 2887: A bill for an act relating to state government; repealing the state auditor enterprise fund; providing funding for the Office of the State Auditor from the general fund; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 6.56, subdivision 2; 6.581, subdivision 4; Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 6.481, subdivision 6; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 6.581, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Fischbach, Dahms and Anderson introduced--
S.F. No. 2888: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a veterans memorial in Rockville; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Fischbach, Dahms and Anderson introduced--
S.F. No. 2889: A bill for an act relating to arts and cultural heritage; appropriating money for veterans monument.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Pederson introduced--
S.F. No. 2890: A bill for an act relating to retirement; service credit purchase for St. Cloud State University employment.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Koenen, Jensen, Schmit, Dahle and Gazelka introduced--
S.F. No. 2891: A bill for an act relating to unemployment insurance; modifying tax liability of employers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 268.051, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Eken introduced--
S.F. No. 2892: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying the operating payment rate for certain nonprofit nursing facilities in border cities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 256B.441, subdivision 66.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Lourey and Abeler introduced--
S.F. No. 2893: A bill for an act relating to health; adding autism spectrum disorder treatment to essential benefits definition; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 62Q.81, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Benson, Gazelka and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 2894: A bill for an act relating to health care; seeking federal waiver authority; permitting certain individuals and families a choice of enrollment in medical assistance, MinnesotaCare, or a qualified health plan; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 256L.04, subdivisions 1, 7, 14; Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 256L.04, subdivision 1c.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Tomassoni and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 2895: A bill for an act relating to state lands; modifying provisions for sale of certain tax-forfeited leased lands; authorizing sale and exchange of certain state land; amending Laws 2012, chapter 236, section 28, subdivisions 2, 5, 9.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Wiklund, Benson, Abeler and Franzen introduced--
S.F. No. 2896: A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring training for child foster care providers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 245A.175.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Wiklund and Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 2897: A bill for an act relating to health; modifying provisions of the Minnesota Health Records Act; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 72A.501, subdivision 4; 72A.502, subdivision 6; 144.293, subdivisions 2, 3; 144.295, subdivision 1; Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, sections 144.291, subdivision 2; 144.293, subdivisions 5, 8.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Pappas, Bonoff, Dahle and Kent introduced--
S.F. No. 2898: A bill for an act relating to education; affecting student inclusion and engagement; making nonexclusionary policies and practices a central focus of pupil discipline; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 120B.11, subdivision 1a; 120B.35, subdivision 3; 121A.41, by adding subdivisions; 121A.42; 121A.45; 121A.46; 121A.47, subdivisions 2, 13, 14, by adding a subdivision; 121A.53; 121A.55; 121A.61; 121A.67, by adding a subdivision; 123B.147, subdivision 3; Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, sections 122A.60, subdivision 1a; 124E.11.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Kiffmeyer and Pratt introduced--
S.F. No. 2899: A bill for an act relating to education finance; creating a minimum revenue guarantee for low revenue school districts; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 126C.10, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 126C.10, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Sieben and Hall introduced--
S.F. No. 2900: A bill for an act relating to local government; eliminating the cap on spending for purchase of awards and trophies; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 471.15.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Rosen, Lourey, Abeler, Sheran and Hayden introduced--
S.F. No. 2901: A bill for an act relating to health care; modifying the critical access dental provider designation requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 256B.76, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 2902: A bill for an act relating to MNsure; requesting an evaluation of MNsure's 2016 open enrollment operations and performance.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Sparks, Ingebrigtsen, Hoffman and Pederson introduced--
S.F. No. 2903: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for local recreation grants; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Wiklund introduced--
S.F. No. 2904: A bill for an act relating to elections; repealing a requirement that certain school board member vacancies be filled by special election; amending Laws 2015, chapter 70, article 1, section 63; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, sections 123B.09, subdivision 5a; 123B.095.
Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.
Senators Ingebrigtsen, Housley and Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 2905: A bill for an act relating to liquor; raising bond rates for small distillers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 340A.101, subdivision 17a.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senators Franzen, Jensen, Schmit and Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 2906: A bill for an act relating to taxation; limiting assessment authority of the commissioner of revenue; establishing a private letter ruling program; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 270C.33, by adding a subdivision; 270C.34, subdivision 1; 289A.60, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 270C.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 2907: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for infrastructure in Ely to support a business park; an industrial park; Vermilion Community College; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Jensen introduced--
S.F. No. 2908: A bill for an act relating to education; providing tax credits for teachers and provisions addressing teacher shortages in the state; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 120B.11, subdivision 5; 124D.09, subdivision 10; 290.06, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, sections 122A.60, subdivision 1; 127A.05, subdivision 6; 136A.1791, subdivisions 1, 3; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 122A; 125A; 290.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Jensen introduced--
S.F. No. 2909: A bill for an act relating to commerce; authorizing certain data collection by the Department of Commerce relating to no-fault auto insurance claims; reviving the Task Force on No-Fault Auto Insurance; requiring a report; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 65B.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senator Franzen introduced--
S.F. No. 2910: A bill for an act relating to education; identifying open enrollment priorities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 124D.03, subdivision 5a.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 2911: A bill for an act relating to the city of International Falls; authorizing a grant; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 2912: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; modifying the uses of revenues from the Hermantown local option sales tax; amending Laws 1996, chapter 471, article 2, section 29, subdivision 1, as amended.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 2913: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for development of Lake Vermilion-Soudan Underground Mine State Park; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Franzen, Jensen, Schmit and Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 2914: A bill for an act relating to economic development; conforming certain income, franchise, and property tax refund provisions to changes in federal law; providing an administrative mechanism for conforming to certain federal changes; creating an account; transferring money; providing a small business tax refund; modifying small business development center services; promoting initiative foundation business finance services; modifying duties of the Bureau of Small Business; establishing a private letter ruling; requiring a report; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 116J.68; 270C.33, by adding a subdivision; 270C.34, subdivision 1; 289A.60, subdivision 1; 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, chapters 270C; 290; 297A.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Pappas and Torres Ray introduced--
S.F. No. 2915: A bill for an act relating to state government; funding publication of new works by authors of African-American descent; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Franzen, Bonoff and Torres Ray introduced--
S.F. No. 2916: A bill for an act relating to education; creating a pilot grant program to encourage and support girls of color in exploring and pursuing STEM careers; appropriating money; requiring a report.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Wiger and Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 2917: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money to restore water level on White Bear Lake; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Skoe, Rest, Dziedzic and Koenen introduced--
S.F. No. 2918: A bill for an act relating to taxation; making technical and clarifying changes to property tax, income tax, estate tax, and sales tax provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 273.13, subdivision 22; 290.17, subdivision 2; 291.016, subdivision 3; 291.03, subdivision 9; 297A.61, subdivision 10.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Champion, Hayden and Dziedzic introduced--
S.F. No. 2919: A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money for creation of multiemployer, sector-based career connections; appropriating money for expansion of vocational training and services within Sentencing to Service programs; appropriating money to establish an opportunity center for workforce and educational services to East Africans; requiring a report.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Skoe, Rest, Dziedzic and Koenen introduced--
S.F. No. 2920: A bill for an act relating to taxation; making policy changes to income and corporate franchise taxes, property taxes, local government aids, and other miscellaneous taxes and tax provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 270.12, subdivision 4; 273.372, subdivision 1; 289A.09, subdivision 2; 289A.18, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 289A.20, subdivision 2; 289A.31, subdivision 1; 289A.35; 289A.37, subdivision 2; 290.068, subdivision 2; 290.31, subdivision 1; 477A.0124, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 273; repealing Minnesota Rules, parts 8092.1400; 8100.0700.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Bakk, Stumpf, Cohen and Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 2921: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for Wolf Ridge Environmental Learning Center improvements.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 2922: A bill for an act relating to taxes; solid waste management; excluding transportation costs between a transfer site and landfill from the definition of waste management services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 297H.01, subdivision 12.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Nelson introduced--
S.F. No. 2923: A bill for an act relating to public safety; modifying harassment restraining orders; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 609.748.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Sheran, Pappas, Hall and Chamberlain introduced--
S.F. No. 2924: A bill for an act relating to civil law; regulating the use of parenting consultants in family court cases; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 518.1751, subdivision 4, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Eaton and Sheran introduced--
S.F. No. 2925: A bill for an act relating to health; modifying exclusions from home care licensure; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 144A.471, subdivision 9.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Tomassoni, Saxhaug and Bonoff introduced--
S.F. No. 2926: A bill for an act relating to higher education; providing funding to the University of Minnesota for mineral research; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Bakk and Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 2927: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for capital improvements to the Falls International Airport; authorizing the issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Bakk and Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 2928: A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing public and private sales and exchanges of tax-forfeited land.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senator Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 2929: A bill for an act relating to education; directing collaborative urban educator grant recipients to offer teacher preparation candidates African American history, culture, and heritage instruction; amending Laws 2015, First Special Session chapter 3, article 2, section 70, subdivision 12.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Wiklund, Hoffman and Scalze introduced--
S.F. No. 2930: A bill for an act relating to manufactured homes; park lot rentals; making changes to the manufactured home relocation trust fund; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 327C.095, subdivision 13.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Eaton, Torres Ray, Dziedzic and Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 2931: A bill for an act relating to economic development; providing assistance for start-up and expansion of small businesses owned by women of color; appropriating money; requiring a report.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Champion introduced--
S.F. No. 2932: A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money for the Northside Economic Opportunity Network (NEON) business incubator program.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Pederson introduced--
S.F. No. 2933: A bill for an act relating to transportation; capital investment; appropriating money for the construction of Heatherwood Road in St. Cloud; authorizing the sale and issuance of trunk highway bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Weber introduced--
S.F. No. 2934: A bill for an act relating to highways; capital investment; appropriating money for a town road; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 2935: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a bridge to carry marked County State-Aid Highway 24 over railroad tracks in Koochiching County; for extending marked County State-Aid Highway 24 to marked Trunk Highway 11; for a road connecting marked County State-Aid Highway 20 and marked Trunk Highway 11; authorizing sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 2936: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; authorizing lifetime game and fish license information to be placed on a driver's license or Minnesota identification card; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 97A.405, subdivision 2; 171.07, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Public Safety.
Senator Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 2937: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a wastewater collection and treatment facility in Silver Creek Township; authorizing the issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 2938: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a safe harbor on Lake Superior at Two Harbors; authorizing the issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 2939: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money to the Public Facilities Authority for the purpose of debt relief for the Duluth North Shore Sanitary District.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Dziedzic, Sheran and Bonoff introduced--
S.F. No. 2940: A bill for an act relating to employment; protecting unpaid interns from certain employment discrimination; providing civil penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 363A.29, subdivision 4; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 363A.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Bonoff and Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 2941: A bill for an act relating to elections; changing the date of the state primary from August to June; changing the date of primary elections conducted by a political subdivision in certain circumstances; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 204B.14, subdivisions 2, 4; 204B.21, subdivision 1; 204D.03, subdivision 1; 204D.09, subdivision 1; 204D.28, subdivision 5; 205.065, subdivisions 1, 2; 205A.03, subdivisions 1, 2; 205A.06, subdivision 1a; 205A.11, subdivision 2a; 206.61, subdivision 5; 206.82, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.
Senators Franzen, Hoffman and Eaton introduced--
S.F. No. 2942: A bill for an act relating to health; requiring cost disclosure for qualifying prescription drugs; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 144.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Franzen, Hoffman and Eaton introduced--
S.F. No. 2943: A bill for an act relating to health; requiring the commissioner of health to study and report on disparities faced by women of color, American Indian women, and low-income women in accessing prenatal care; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Franzen, Hoffman and Eaton introduced--
S.F. No. 2944: A bill for an act relating to health; appropriating money to the commissioner of health for grants for safe sleep baby boxes and baby care supplies.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Franzen and Eaton introduced--
S.F. No. 2945: A bill for an act relating to health occupations; modifying appropriations for fiscal years 2016 and 2017 for certain health-related licensing boards; amending Laws 2015, chapter 71, article 14, section 4, subdivisions 1, 3, 5, 10, 11.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Franzen, Eaton and Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 2946: A bill for an act relating to health; establishing an academic detailing program for prescription drugs; assessing fees; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256B.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Franzen, Hoffman and Eaton introduced--
S.F. No. 2947: A bill for an act relating to health; requiring cost disclosure for qualifying prescription drugs; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 144.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Franzen and Eaton introduced--
S.F. No. 2948: A bill for an act relating to health care; prohibiting the use of discounts or free product vouchers for certain prescription drugs; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 151.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Franzen introduced--
S.F. No. 2949: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; phasing out the state general levy on seasonal recreational property over five years; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 275.025, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Abeler and Kiffmeyer introduced--
S.F. No. 2950: A bill for an act relating to education finance; creating a new source of state aid for school districts with below-average revenue; amending Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 126C.13, subdivision 4; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 126C.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Sieben and Schmit introduced--
S.F. No. 2951: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a riverfront renaissance project in Hastings; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Ruud introduced--
S.F. No. 2952: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for an ATV trail connection; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Ruud and Brown introduced--
S.F. No. 2953: A bill for an act relating to economic development; establishing a Mille Lacs Lake area economic relief grant program; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senators Ruud and Brown introduced--
S.F. No. 2954: A bill for an act relating to tourism promotion; appropriating money for Mille Lacs Lake area tourism promotion.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Ruud and Brown introduced--
S.F. No. 2955: A bill for an act relating to economic development; establishing a Mille Lacs Lake area economic relief grant program; providing for capital improvements; authorizing the sale of bonds; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senator Chamberlain introduced--
S.F. No. 2956: A bill for an act relating to education; enacting the Empowering Parents Act; establishing certain curriculum review procedures and prohibitions; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 120B; 121A.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Johnson introduced--
S.F. No. 2957: A bill for an act relating to local government; modifying sections related to municipal boundary adjustments and city dissolution; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 412.091; 414.01, subdivisions 1b, 8a, 10, 14, 16; 414.011, by adding subdivisions; 414.012; 414.02, subdivisions 1a, 3; 414.031, subdivisions 1, 1a, 3a, 4, 4a, 6, 7, by adding a subdivision; 414.0325; 414.033; 414.0335, subdivisions 1, 3; 414.035; 414.036; 414.038; 414.041, subdivisions 1, 5, 6, 8; 414.06, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5; 414.061; 414.067, subdivision 1; 414.07, subdivision 2; 414.09, subdivisions 1, 2; 414.12, subdivision 3; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 414; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 414.0333; 414.051; 414.063; 414.065; 414.08.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Sparks, Ruud, Dahms and Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 2958: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; establishing a good food access program to provide financial and technical assistance to increase access to affordable foods; requiring a report; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 17.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senator Champion introduced--
S.F. No. 2959: A bill for an act relating to education; appropriating money for the general education development fast track and adult diploma programs administered by Minneapolis public schools; requiring a report.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Pappas, Senjem, Hoffman, Cohen and Koenen introduced--
S.F. No. 2960: A bill for an act relating to stadiums; providing for a Major League Soccer stadium in St. Paul; providing certain tax exemptions; authorizing issuance of a liquor license; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 297A.71, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senators Jensen, Wiger and Dahle introduced--
S.F. No. 2961: A bill for an act relating to education; establishing additional accountability measures for charter schools serving at-risk student populations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 124E.10, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Jensen, Wiger and Dahle introduced--
S.F. No. 2962: A bill for an act relating to education; requiring a trustee to oversee the closure of a charter school; amending Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 124E.10, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Dziedzic, Tomassoni, Hoffman, Dahms and Westrom introduced--
S.F. No. 2963: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money from environment and natural resources trust fund; adding requirements for use of trust fund money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116P.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Hall and Nienow introduced--
S.F. No. 2964: A bill for an act relating to landlord tenant law; prohibiting local ordinances and charter provisions that require a landlord to communicate specific information to a tenant unless authorized by law; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 504B.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Westrom, Reinert, Dziedzic and Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 2965: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for systemwide academic and student experience investments on University of Minnesota campuses; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Tomassoni, Bakk and Stumpf introduced--
S.F. No. 2966: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a water supply system for northeast Minnesota communities; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Bakk and Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 2967: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for Voyageurs National Park clean water project; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Schmit introduced--
S.F. No. 2968: A bill for an act relating to health insurance; seeking federal waiver to allow individual consumers the opportunity to obtain coverage through the state employees group insurance plan (SEGIP).
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senators Eaton, Dibble and Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 2969: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; prohibiting open season for taking wolves; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 97B.645, subdivision 9.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senator Franzen introduced--
S.F. No. 2970: A bill for an act relating to transportation; capital investment; appropriating money for improvements to marked Trunk Highway 62; authorizing the sale and issuance of trunk highway bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Champion introduced--
S.F. No. 2971: A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money for a grant to Build Wealth MN for family stabilization plan program expansion; requiring a report.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.