State of Minnesota
SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS
Monday, March 21, 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 Tomassoni, Bakk and Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 2972: A bill for an act relating to energy; allocating emission credits resulting from implementation of federal carbon emissions reduction requirements to certain cities; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 216B.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Hall and Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 2973: A bill for an act relating to civil law; requiring the court to provide information on alternative dispute resolution to parties in family law cases; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 518.168.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Hall introduced--
S.F. No. 2974: A bill for an act relating to education; amending state high school graduation requirements; requiring students to demonstrate their knowledge of civics as a condition of receiving a high school diploma; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 120B.02, by adding a subdivision; 120B.021, subdivision 1; 120B.024, subdivision 1; Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, sections 120B.02, subdivision 2; 120B.36, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Hall, Brown and Nienow introduced--
S.F. No. 2975: A bill for an act relating to education; establishing the Student Religious Liberties Act; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 121A.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Koenen, Dahms, Eken, Stumpf and Weber introduced--
S.F. No. 2976: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for an equipment grant to public television.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Koenen introduced--
S.F. No. 2977: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Glacial Lakes Trail; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Ingebrigtsen and Osmek introduced--
S.F. No. 2978: A bill for an act relating to liquor; authorizing certain holders of an on-sale license to provide catering service; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 340A.404, subdivision 12.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 2979: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; modifying season for taking crows; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 97B.731, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senator Latz introduced--
S.F. No. 2980: A bill for an act relating to public safety; enabling law enforcement and family members to petition a court to prohibit people from possessing firearms if they pose a significant danger to themselves or others by possessing a firearm; requiring the commissioner of human services to create and maintain a centralized register of individuals who voluntarily wish to be ineligible to purchase firearms for a self-determined period of time; providing for rulemaking; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 245.041; 624.713, by adding a subdivision; 624.7131, subdivisions 1, 2; 624.7132, subdivisions 1, 2; 624.714, subdivision 4; Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 624.713, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 214; 245.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Jensen introduced--
S.F. No. 2981: A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; allowing a tax credit for K-12 teacher licensure and professional development; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Jensen introduced--
S.F. No. 2982: A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; allowing a credit for certain expenses of teachers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 290.06, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Jensen introduced--
S.F. No. 2983: A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; allowing a tax credit for certain payments on student loans by teachers; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Hayden, Dziedzic and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 2984: A bill for an act relating to human services; appropriating money for crisis nursery services.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Rest, Bakk, Hann, Bonoff and Limmer introduced--
S.F. No. 2985: A bill for an act relating to elections; establishing a presidential primary; modifying provisions related to the precinct caucuses; making technical and conforming changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 201.091, subdivision 4; 202A.14, subdivision 1; 202A.18, subdivision 2a; 204B.14, subdivisions 2, 4; 204C.10; 204D.09, subdivision 1; Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 204C.04, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 207A.
Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.
Senators Scalze, Osmek, Dahle, Weber and Anderson introduced--
S.F. No. 2986: A bill for an act relating to local government; authorizing counties and cities to exempt land less than 20 acres from the fence-viewing process; authorizing counties and cities to adopt fence policies; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 344.011; 344.20.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senator Torres Ray introduced--
S.F. No. 2987: A bill for an act relating to liquor; authorizing an intoxicating liquor license for Minneapolis; amending Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 340A.404, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senators Pappas and Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 2988: A bill for an act relating to children; creating the Office of the Ombudsperson for American Indian Families; modifying provisions related to the American Indian community-specific board; transferring money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 257.076, subdivisions 3, 5; 257.0768, subdivision 6; 257.0769, as amended; Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, sections 257.0755, subdivision 1; 257.0768, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 3.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 2989: A bill for an act relating to energy; enhancing the energy assurance and emergency conservation plan; establishing a petroleum end user program; modifying energy auditor standards; modifying eligibility for various siting requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 216C.16, subdivisions 1, 2; 216C.31; 216C.435, subdivisions 3a, 4, 5, 10, by adding a subdivision; 216C.436, subdivisions 1, 2; 216E.01, subdivision 5; 216E.021; 216E.03, subdivision 3; 216E.05, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 216C; 216E; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 216C.15.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Sparks, Jensen, Schmit, Tomassoni and Dahms introduced--
S.F. No. 2990: A bill for an act relating to renewable resources; establishing a renewable standard for certain lubricating oils; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 239.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senator Koenen introduced--
S.F. No. 2991: A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing sale of certain tax-forfeited lands in Kandiyohi County.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Hawj and Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 2992: A bill for an act relating to taxes; individual income; modifying the credit for past military service; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 290.0677, subdivisions 1a, 2.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Schmit, Saxhaug, Rosen, Sparks and Goodwin introduced--
S.F. No. 2993: A bill for an act relating to housing; modifying the manufactured home park redevelopment program; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 462A.2035.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Brown, Nienow, Kiffmeyer, Chamberlain and Pratt introduced--
S.F. No. 2994: A bill for an act relating to education; directing the commissioner of education to develop a detailed plan to ensure the privacy and security of students' personally identifiable information, including education and workforce data.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Metzen and Hall introduced--
S.F. No. 2995: A bill for an act relating to economic development; modifying host community economic development grants; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 116J.548, subdivisions 2, 3.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senators Tomassoni, Bakk and Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 2996: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Northeast Regional Corrections Center; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 2997: A bill for an act relating to public safety; excluding certain DWI offenders from the ignition interlock program while permitting them to receive limited drivers' licenses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 171.30, subdivision 2a, by adding a subdivision; 171.306, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 2998: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; extending availability of an earlier appropriation for a Phillips Community Center project; amending Laws 2012, chapter 293, section 17, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 2999: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; extending availability of an earlier appropriation for a Lake Zumbro project; amending Laws 2012, chapter 293, section 7, subdivision 8.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Stumpf, Jensen, Hoffman and Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 3000: A bill for an act relating to education finance; eliminating the cap on alternative teacher compensation aid; modifying alternative teacher compensation reporting requirement; amending Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, sections 122A.414, subdivision 3; 122A.415, subdivisions 3, 4.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 3001: A bill for an act relating to economic development; making various policy changes; modifying agency programs; modifying the commissioner's promotional authority; protecting the commissioner and employees from subpoena; modifying workforce development outcomes; creating the Workforce Development Board; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 116J.035, subdivision 1a; 116J.8738, subdivision 2; 116J.8747, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, sections 116J.8738, subdivision 3; 116L.98, subdivision 3; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 116L; 268A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 116L.665.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senators Newman, Hall, Thompson, Benson and Gazelka introduced--
S.F. No. 3002: A bill for an act relating to human rights; clarifying certain provisions in the Human Rights Act governing gender specific accommodations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 363A.03, subdivision 42; 363A.20, by adding a subdivision; 363A.24, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Bonoff, Hayden, Wiger, Housley and Pratt introduced--
S.F. No. 3003: A bill for an act relating to education; modifying the collaborative urban educator program to increase the number of teachers of color in Minnesota schools; appropriating money; amending Laws 2015, First Special Session chapter 3, article 2, section 70, subdivision 12.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Osmek introduced--
S.F. No. 3004: A bill for an act relating to the Metropolitan Council; modifying regional planning processes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 473.145; 473.146, subdivision 1; 473.147; 473.856; 473.857.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senator Osmek introduced--
S.F. No. 3005: A bill for an act relating to state government; requiring certificate of good standing from state committee of a political party prior to certain appointments; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 15.0597, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Chamberlain and Pratt introduced--
S.F. No. 3006: A bill for an act relating to education; establishing an alternative teacher preparation grant program; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 122A.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Pappas, Saxhaug, Housley and Ruud introduced--
S.F. No. 3007: A bill for an act relating to commerce; authorizing fantasy sports; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 297E.03, by adding a subdivision; 541.20; 541.21; 609.761, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senator Carlson introduced--
S.F. No. 3008: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for transit improvements in Dakota County; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Eaton and Abeler introduced--
S.F. No. 3009: A bill for an act relating to labor and industry; medical professional safety; creating a chemotherapy drug safety working group; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senators Hawj, Schmit and Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 3010: A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money for the pathways to prosperity career pathways grant program.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 3011: A bill for an act relating to retirement; Minnesota State Retirement System; allowing service credit purchase and Rule of 90 eligibility for certain Minnesota Department of Transportation employees.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senator Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 3012: A bill for an act relating to mining; modifying safety measures at abandoned mines; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 180.03, subdivisions 2, 3, 4; 180.10.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senator Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 3013: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money to renovate the Miner's Memorial Building; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Bakk and Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 3014: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the International Wolf Center in Ely; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Stumpf, Bonoff, Skoe, Dahms and Gazelka introduced--
S.F. No. 3015: A bill for an act relating to school district insurance; changing PEIP bid requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 471.6161, subdivision 8.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senators Bakk and Franzen introduced--
S.F. No. 3016: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a municipal campground and recreation center in Silver Bay; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Hoffman, Hayden and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 3017: A bill for an act relating to health; modifying the population served by residential hospice facilities to include children who need respite care or palliative care; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 144A.75, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 144A.75, subdivision 13.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 3018: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; making various policy and technical changes to agricultural-related provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 18B.345; 28A.085, subdivision 1; 31.122; 31.94; Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 18B.37, subdivisions 2, 3.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senator Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 3019: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the contaminated site cleanup and development grant program; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Franzen introduced--
S.F. No. 3020: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; phasing out the state general levy over five years; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 275.025, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Saxhaug, Sparks, Schmit and Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 3021: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the acquisition and betterment of public lands for natural resources purposes; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Ruud, Saxhaug, Gazelka, Ingebrigtsen and Ortman introduced--
S.F. No. 3022: A bill for an act relating to education; modifying exceptions to requirement that school years begin after Labor Day; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 120A.40.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Osmek introduced--
S.F. No. 3023: A bill for an act relating to transportation; capital investment; appropriating money for a controlled railroad crossing project in Wayzata; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Osmek introduced--
S.F. No. 3024: A bill for an act relating to transportation; capital investment; appropriating money for railroad crossing safety improvement projects and quiet zones in Loretto and Medina; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Osmek introduced--
S.F. No. 3025: A bill for an act relating to transportation; governing light rail transit operating costs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 398A.10, subdivision 2; 473.4051, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Franzen, Rosen, Latz, Champion and Goodwin introduced--
S.F. No. 3026: A bill for an act relating to public safety; appropriating funds to enhance existing missing persons notification and response systems and develop training; repealing membership fee for Crime Alert Network; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 299A.61, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Bonoff, Cohen and Abeler introduced--
S.F. No. 3027: A bill for an act relating to higher education; increasing funding for the College Possible program; appropriating money; amending Laws 2015, chapter 69, article 1, sections 1, subdivision 1; 3, subdivisions 1, 19.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Bonoff, Clausen and Miller introduced--
S.F. No. 3028: A bill for an act relating to higher education; making various technical and policy changes to higher education-related provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 136A.01, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 136A.1791, subdivisions 4, 5, 6; Laws 2015, chapter 69, article 3, section 20, subdivision 15; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 136A.
Referred to the Committee on Higher Education and Workforce Development.
Senators Rosen, Skoe, Ortman, Rest and Gazelka introduced--
S.F. No. 3029: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing a property tax exemption for certain properties; providing aid adjustments; providing a sales tax exemption for certain construction projects; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 272.02, by adding a subdivision; 297A.71, by adding a subdivision; 477A.013, subdivision 13; Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 477A.03, subdivision 2a.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Osmek, Chamberlain, Hann, Thompson and Nienow introduced--
S.F. No. 3030: A bill for an act relating to state government; requiring an annual report on federal funds received by the state; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16A.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Rosen, Eaton, Limmer, Hall and Franzen introduced--
S.F. No. 3031: A bill for an act relating to health; modifying the schedules of controlled substances; amending Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 152.02, subdivisions 2, 5.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Reinert introduced--
S.F. No. 3032: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; appropriating money for the Deep Winter Greenhouse in Duluth.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Eaton, Sheran, Rest and Abeler introduced--
S.F. No. 3033: A bill for an act relating to health; modifying continuing education requirements for certain health professionals; providing coverage for certain acupuncture services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 214.12, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62Q.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 3034: A bill for an act relating to lawful gambling; modifying provisions relating to gambling managers; providing for certain raffles; increasing prize limits; prescribing local regulation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 349.12, subdivision 19, by adding subdivisions; 349.13; 349.167, subdivision 1; 349.168, subdivision 1; 349.17, by adding a subdivision; 349.213, subdivision 1; Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, sections 349.12, subdivisions 18, 21a; 349.173; 349.211, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Tomassoni, Bakk and Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 3035: A bill for an act relating to metals; requiring feasibility study of extracting rare earth metals from fly ash resulting from coal combustion; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Hoffman, Bonoff, Abeler, Eken and Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 3036: A bill for an act relating to higher education; requiring implementation of a pilot program for students with intellectual and developmental disabilities at certain state universities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 136A.101, subdivision 10.
Referred to the Committee on Higher Education and Workforce Development.
Senator Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 3037: A bill for an act relating to retirement; St. Paul Teachers Retirement Fund Association; implementing a contribution rate stabilizer mechanism; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 354A.12, subdivisions 1, 2a, by adding subdivisions.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Franzen and Hawj introduced--
S.F. No. 3038: A bill for an act relating to public safety; appropriating money for a grant for legal representation of children in need of protection or services or in foster care.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Latz, Marty, Hoffman and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 3039: 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.
Senator Johnson introduced--
S.F. No. 3040: 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 Limmer, Rosen and Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 3041: A bill for an act relating to data practices; requiring statewide retirement systems to provide member service credit and retirement eligibility data to political subdivisions upon request; authorizing statewide retirement systems to charge a fee for data retrieval; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 13.43, subdivision 2a, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Hawj and Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 3042: A bill for an act relating to military veterans; exempting certain disabled veterans from the motor vehicle registration tax; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 168.031.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Torres Ray introduced--
S.F. No. 3043: A bill for an act relating to local government; establishing a green zone grant program; allowing amortization of certain facilities; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 462.357, subdivision 1c; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116J.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senator Koenen introduced--
S.F. No. 3044: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; allowing land farmed by a beginning farmer to qualify for homestead classification; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 273.124, subdivision 14.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Scalze introduced--
S.F. No. 3045: A bill for an act relating to local government aid; providing additional aid to certain cities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 477A.013, subdivision 13; Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 477A.03, subdivision 2a.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Eaton, Sheran, Rosen, Eken and Abeler introduced--
S.F. No. 3046: A bill for an act relating to health insurers; requiring nondiscrimination policies in providing health care services; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62Q.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senators Jensen, Lourey and Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 3047: A bill for an act relating to health care; permitting health carriers to not renew certain conversion individual health plans; requiring notice to affected policyholders; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 62A.17, subdivision 6.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senator Jensen introduced--
S.F. No. 3048: A bill for an act relating to health; establishing suicide prevention and training for firefighters, law enforcement, and emergency services personnel; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 145.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Jensen introduced--
S.F. No. 3049: A bill for an act relating to human services; appropriating money to the Minnesota Initiative Foundations.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Fischbach introduced--
S.F. No. 3050: A bill for an act relating to insurance; regulating auto repair shop referrals; providing penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 72A.201, subdivisions 3, 6; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 72A.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senator Ruud introduced--
S.F. No. 3051: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for sewer and water extension to the Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Hoffman, Koenen, Brown, Osmek and Skoe introduced--
S.F. No. 3052: A bill for an act relating to energy; modifying qualifying projects that may be approved for an emissions-reduction rider; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 216B.1692, subdivisions 1, 1a, 5, 8.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senator Eken introduced--
S.F. No. 3053: A bill for an act relating to state aids; increasing the ongoing appropriation for the local government aid to cities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 477A.03, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 477A.03, subdivision 2a.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Eken introduced--
S.F. No. 3054: A bill for an act relating to employment; providing for prenatal care leave; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 181.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senators Hayden and Abeler introduced--
S.F. No. 3055: A bill for an act relating to mental health; modifying criteria for determining clinical need for hospitalization; decreasing the county share of cost for care; amending Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 246.54, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Wiklund and Dziedzic introduced--
S.F. No. 3056: A bill for an act relating to workforce development; modifying the women and high-wage, high-demand, nontraditional jobs grant program; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 116L.99.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senator Nienow introduced--
S.F. No. 3057: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for capital improvements to Folsom House in Taylors Falls; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Dahle, Clausen, Koenen, Kent and Dziedzic introduced--
S.F. No. 3058: A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; providing a credit for student loan payments; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Ingebrigtsen, Bakk, Fischbach and Osmek introduced--
S.F. No. 3059: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; prohibiting commissioner from expanding muskellunge waters; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 97C.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Jensen, Eken, Dahle, Saxhaug and Schmit introduced--
S.F. No. 3060: A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; providing a credit for student loan payments; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Wiklund, Franzen and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 3061: A bill for an act relating to public health; developing a pilot program for evidence-informed targeted home visiting programs; requiring a report; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Eken, Stumpf, Westrom, Weber and Clausen introduced--
S.F. No. 3062: A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing the establishment of a continuing education program; appropriating money; requiring a report.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 3063: A bill for an act relating to stadiums; providing for a Major League Soccer stadium in St. Paul; authorizing issuance of a liquor license.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senators Pappas and Eaton introduced--
S.F. No. 3064: A bill for an act relating to state government; prohibiting an agency from procuring supplies or services from persons that fail to disclose as required by federal law information relating to conflict minerals originating in the Democratic Republic of the Congo or its neighboring countries; requiring an agency to provide notice of the prohibition in any solicitation for supplies or services; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16C.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senator Limmer introduced--
S.F. No. 3065: A bill for an act relating to data privacy; providing kindergarten through grade 12 students who use online computer services for school purposes with privacy of personally identifiable information; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 13.321, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 125B.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Schmit introduced--
S.F. No. 3066: A bill for an act relating to employment; exempting temporary or seasonal agricultural workers with an H-2A visa from overtime requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 177.23, subdivision 7.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senator Sieben introduced--
S.F. No. 3067: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the local government roads wetland replacement program; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Sieben introduced--
S.F. No. 3068: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for construction of fiber-optic cable in Dakota County; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Carlson introduced--
S.F. No. 3069: A bill for an act relating to energy; permitting rate-regulated cooperative associations to file for an alternative regulatory review of general rate increase requests; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 216B.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Ingebrigtsen and Limmer introduced--
S.F. No. 3070: A bill for an act relating to public safety; rejecting Sentencing Guidelines Commission recommendations on controlled substance offenses.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Ingebrigtsen, Abeler and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 3071: A bill for an act relating to health; creating an exemption to the prohibition of minors using tanning equipment at a tanning facility for medical reasons; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 325H.085.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Wiklund introduced--
S.F. No. 3072: A bill for an act relating to transportation; highways; appropriating money for marked I-35W and marked I-494 interchange improvements.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Wiklund introduced--
S.F. No. 3073: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for Mall of America light rail transit station improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Marty, Dziedzic and Clausen introduced--
S.F. No. 3074: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; modifying certain labeling requirements for plants and nursery stock; amending Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 18H.14.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senator Eken introduced--
S.F. No. 3075: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; appropriating money for the industrial hemp pilot program.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Eken introduced--
S.F. No. 3076: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; appropriating money for the industrial hemp pilot program.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Clausen, Bonoff and Cohen introduced--
S.F. No. 3077: A bill for an act relating to higher education; appropriating money to the Board of Regents of the University of Minnesota to support the health training restoration initiative.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Clausen, Abeler and Cohen introduced--
S.F. No. 3078: A bill for an act relating to higher education; appropriating money to the Board of Regents of the University of Minnesota to support the healthy Minnesota initiative.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Carlson, Latz and Goodwin introduced--
S.F. No. 3079: A bill for an act relating to commerce; modifying minimum solvency requirements for health insurers and fraternals to conform to the accreditation standards of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 60A.52, subdivision 1; 64B.42, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senator Nelson introduced--
S.F. No. 3080: A bill for an act relating to education finance; establishing a working group to review progress on Minnesota's school finance reform efforts; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Bonoff introduced--
S.F. No. 3081: A bill for an act relating to health; modifying provisions for health care quality of care and complaint investigation process; requiring a report; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 62D.04, subdivision 1; 62Q.72, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 145.64, subdivision 5; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62D.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 3082: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying the budget neutrality adjustments for the disability waivers rate system; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 256B.4914, subdivision 16; Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 256B.4913, subdivision 4a.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Benson, Rosen, Gazelka and Newman introduced--
S.F. No. 3083: A bill for an act relating to health care; developing a request for information for creating a privatized state-based marketplace model.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Pappas and Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 3084: A bill for an act relating to transportation; amending requirements governing small vehicle passenger service ordinances that regulate pedicabs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 221.091, subdivision 2; 368.01, subdivision 12; 412.221, subdivision 20.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senator Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 3085: A bill for an act relating to commerce; regulating real estate licenses; requiring the renewal or reinstatement of the license of certain veterans; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 82.62, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senator Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 3086: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying restrictions on mowing ditches; providing civil penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 160.232.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Public Safety.
Senator Jensen introduced--
S.F. No. 3087: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying notification requirements to the Department of Human Services of possible monetary claims; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 256B.056, subdivision 9.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Dziedzic introduced--
S.F. No. 3088: A bill for an act relating to education; requiring affirmative consent standards in campus sexual assault policies; establishing a sexual violence grant program; appropriating money to develop a consent curriculum; appropriating money for sexual violence prevention grants; amending Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 135A.15, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 136A.
Referred to the Committee on Higher Education and Workforce Development.
Senator Schmit introduced--
S.F. No. 3089: A bill for an act relating to energy; establishing an ombudsperson position for the Public Utilities Commission; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 216A.04, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Latz and Hall introduced--
S.F. No. 3090: A bill for an act relating to public safety; including question of prescribed controlled substances in review hearing of driver's license revocation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 169A.53, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Public Safety.