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2011-2012 Biennium, Eighty-seventh Legislature

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S.F. 1   Job Creation Bill
S.F. 14   Personal Care Assistance Pilot Project
S.F. 26   Homeowners Insurance Surcharge Disclosure (SCS0026A-1 delete-everything amendment)
S.F. 32   Healthy Minnesota Contribution Program (Second Engrossment)
S.F. 33   Freedom of Choice in Health Care Act (Second Engrossment)
S.F. 40   Teacher licensure provisions modifications; alternative teacher preparation program and limited-term teacher license establishment (first engrossment)
S.F. 42   Environmental Permitting (Third Engrossment)
S.F. 47   Federal Conformity for Health Care Coverge of Adult Children (as proposed to be amended)
S.F. 48   State Lands
S.F. 51   Female Veteran Special License Plate Designation (Delete-Everything Amendment SCS0051A-2)
S.F. 56   School District Budget Relief (First Engrossment)
S.F. 60   Appropriations Reductions for Fiscal Year 2011 (First Engrossment)
S.F. 61   Publicly Owned Nursing Facility Additional Local Share of Costs and Payment Rate Clarification
S.F. 64   Cities Prohibited from Regulating Wells (A-2 Amendment)
S.F. 69   Home Schools Mandate and Reporting Requirement Reduction (first engrossment)
S.F. 81   Reduction in State Workforce (First Engrossment)
S.F. 87   Nursing Facility Operating Payment Rates Proximity Adjustments Modification
S.F. 109   Authorizing the City of Taylor Falls to Create Border City Development Zone
S.F. 113   Renewable Energy Standard
S.F. 121   Public Safety Dogs (First Engrossment)
S.F. 124   Red Wing Port Authority Term Length (A-1 Delete Everything Amendment)
S.F. 132   Use of Aeronautic Funds by the City of Paynesville
S.F. 134   Public Employee Labor Relations Act Definitions of "Public Employee"
S.F. 136   Minnesota Common Interest Ownership Act
S.F. 139   Lead Poisoning Prevention
S.F. 143   High School Assessment for College and Career Readiness Determination Establishment
S.F. 146   Zero-Based Budgeting; Agency Sunset Process (Author's Delete-Everything Amendment)
S.F. 149   Remedies for Unlawful or Deceptive Trade Practices; Appeals of Court Orders Related to Class Actions
S.F. 156   State Primary Election Returns Canvassing Time Frame Modifications - (Delete-Everything Amendment - SCS0156A-2)
S.F. 172   Watercraft Titling (First Engrossment)
S.F. 179   Gold Star License Plate Eligibility Expansion
S.F. 187   DR-1941 Area Dam Removal and Streambed Renovation (as amended by the SCS0187A-7 amendment)
S.F. 188   Designating Arianna Celeste Macnamara Memorial Bridge
S.F. 195   Vulnerable Adults (first engrossment)
S.F. 201   Careless Driving Resulting in Death
S.F. 203   Early Graduation Achievement Scholarship Program Creation and Appropriation
S.F. 208   Negotiations of Teacher Employment Contracts (First Engrossment)
S.F. 225   Manufactured Home Inspections, Alternative Design Plans, and Reinstallation Requirements (First Engrossment)
S.F. 229   Eminent Domain Discharge of Easement
S.F. 230   Nurse Licensure Compact (Second Engrossment)
S.F. 241   Common Interest Association Records (author's amendment)
S.F. 247   Employer Participation in Selection of Public Employees Insurance Program; Local Government Health Insurance Plan Changes (First Engrossment)
S.F. 250   Teacher Contracts Qualified Economic Offer Procedure (The Delete-Everything Amendment)
S.F. 261   Legislative Approval for Agency Rules with Cost Thresholds (First Engrossment)
S.F. 270   Interim Ordinances and Municipal Development Contracts (Second Engrossment)
S.F. 275   Expanding Authority of Anoka County to Finance Costs of Countywide Public Safety Improvements (First Engrossment)
S.F. 283   Minnesota Business Investment Company Credit
S.F. 288   Dental Laboratories
S.F. 289   Health and Safety Revenue Program Modification
S.F. 299   Home Solicitation Sales
S.F. 301   Expanding Fourth-Degree Assault
S.F. 302   Dental Plan Provider Agreements (as amended by the SCS0302A-2 amendment)
S.F. 310   Providing Interstate Contracts for Detoxification
S.F. 325   MNovate Commission
S.F. 330   Designating John W. Liebenstein Memorial Highway
S.F. 331   Early Childhood Education Scholarships and Tax Credits
S.F. 340   Family Farmers Special License Plates (First Engrossment)
S.F. 341   Leased Vehicle Registration; Motor Vehicle Dealer Records Maintenance (SCS0341A-1 Amendment)
S.F. 343   Veterans Waiver of Immunity to Sue State for USERRA Violations
S.F. 348   Modifying Personal Care Assistance Services (The First Engrossment)
S.F. 366   Gross Weight Seasonal Increases for Sweet Corn Transportation
S.F. 368   Motor Vehicle Title and Registration Filing Fees (SCS0368A-1)
S.F. 370   Medical Assistance Medical Nonemergency Transportation Single Administrative Structure Proposal Requirement
S.F. 373   Statutes of Limitations
S.F. 381   Hannah's Law
S.F. 382   Metropolitan Council Sewer Treatment Services (First Engrossment)
S.F. 387   Professional Services Contracts
S.F. 389   No-Fault Auto Insurance Reforms (first engrossment)
S.F. 393   Special License Plate for Retired Firefighters (First Engrossment)
S.F. 399   Modification of Distribution of Minerals Management Account
S.F. 411   Maintenance Plumber Definition and Licensing Requirement (First Engrossment)
S.F. 417   Innovative Energy Project - Excelsior Energy (delete-everything amendment)
S.F. 425   Event Ticket Regulation -second engrossment
S.F. 429   Attorney Fee Awards
S.F. 430   Disability Parking Provisions (Delete-Everything Amendment)
S.F. 434   Minnesota Pay for Performance Pilot Program
S.F. 451   School District Career and Technical Levy Formula Modification; Career and Technical Education Academic Credit Requirement
S.F. 471   Specifying Changes in Driver's License Reinstatement Diversion Pilot Program (SCS0471A-1 Amendment)
S.F. 477   Exemption to the Food, Beverage, and Lodging Establishment Chapter
S.F. 478   Motorcycle License Plates for Physically Disabled Persons
S.F. 479   Voter Identification and Issuance Requirements
S.F. 480   Capital Equipment Sales Tax Exemption at Time of Purchase (As Introduced)
S.F. 488   Overtime for Air Carriers
S.F. 502   Controlled Substances
S.F. 508   Temporary Replacement Rental Vehicle (first engrossment)
S.F. 509   Requiring Voters to Provide Picture Identification Before Receiving a Ballot (Conference Committee Report)
S.F. 516   American Red Cross Special License Plates (Second Engrossment)
S.F. 520   Trunk Highway 332
S.F. 530   Interest Rate on Verdicts, Awards, and Judgments
S.F. 537   Marijuana Definition
S.F. 541   Medical Assistance Nonemergency Medical Transportation Changes Requirements
S.F. 548   Utility Regulation - Multiyear Rate Plan (delete-everything amendment)
S.F. 573   Minnesota Zoo - Dakota County Lands Interest Extension
S.F. 575   State Agency Rulemaking Adoption Legislative Approval Requirement
S.F. 579   Air Admittance Valves Prohibition Repeal
S.F. 589   Limitation of Damages for Noneconomic Detriment
S.F. 590   Certain Insurance Notices
S.F. 593   Prostitution Penalties
S.F. 595   No-Fault Auto Insurance Repeal
S.F. 604   Secretary of State Legal Fees Payment (as Amended by the Author's A-1 Amendment)
S.F. 605   Graduation Required Assessment for Diploma (GRAD) Mathematics Requirements Exception Removal; High School Assessment for College and Career Readiness Determination and Establishment
S.F. 612   Establishing Youth Athletic Concussion Policies
S.F. 626   Modifying Nursing Facility Provisions (The Conference Committee Report)
S.F. 634   Labor and Industry Rulemaking, Enforcement, and Safety and Health Provisions Modifications
S.F. 636   Modifying Teacher Licensure, Evaluations, and Tenure (Delete-All Amendment)
S.F. 640   Joint Dedication Fees for Minneapolis and Minneapolis Parks and Recreation Board
S.F. 645   Community Spousal Contribution for Long-Term Care Expenses
S.F. 646   Public Employee Insurance Program (PEIP)
S.F. 649   Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (The Delete-Everything Amendment)
S.F. 654   Uniform Dislcaimer of Property Interests
S.F. 672   Registration and Plate Requirements for Conservation Officer Vehicles
S.F. 675   DNR Law Enforcement Provisions
S.F. 687   Exempting Certain Payments from MinnesotaCare Tax (As Introduced)
S.F. 695   Human Cloning Prohibited (Second Engrossment)
S.F. 702   Lawful Gambling: Electronic Bingo and Pull-Tabs (Delete-Everything Amendment - SCS0702A-1)
S.F. 705   Disposition of Certain Animals
S.F. 726   MA-EPD Program Modification (Delete-Everything Amendment SCS0726A-5)
S.F. 731   Health and Human Services Omnibus Policy Bill (The First Engrossment)
S.F. 739   Reducing Deputy Commissioners and Eliminating Assistant Commissioner Positions (First Engrossment)
S.F. 741   Joint Legislative Administrative Services Offering by Legislative Coordinating Commission (LCC)
S.F. 742   Hospital Moratorium Exception for Expanded Psychiatric Hospital Bed Capacity
S.F. 747   Teacher Termination and Discharge Procedure Modification
S.F. 752   Online Insurance Verification System
S.F. 753   Social Work License Modifications (First Engrossment) (Judiciary Issues)
S.F. 760   Omnibus Health and Human Services Finance Bill (The Conference Committee Report)
S.F. 775   Dental Licensing-Judiciary Issues
S.F. 779   Authorizing Red Wing to Convey Certain Property (First Engrossment)
S.F. 780   Contractor Withholding
S.F. 792   Concurrent Detachment and Annexation (First Engrossment)
S.F. 793   Long-Term Care Consultation and Elderly Waiver Modifications
S.F. 798   State Agency Real Estate Lease Changes and Lease Evaluation Services
S.F. 805   Public Employee Health Insurance Plan Changes
S.F. 813   Public Pension Contribution Rates; Changes
S.F. 827   Prevailing Hours of Labor for Highway and Heavy Construction Projects
S.F. 837   Single Public Health Care Program Establishment Plan Requirement
S.F. 846   Inmate Healthcare Co-Payments
S.F. 852   Worker Classification Regulation
S.F. 864   Public Employees Long-Term Care Insurance Program Local Government Employee Participation Authorization
S.F. 867   St. Louis County Fairs and Tax Status of Fairgrounds (First Engrossment)
S.F. 869   Tax Policy Bill
S.F. 874   In Forma Pauperis Proceedings (The First Engrossment)
S.F. 877   Annuity Regulation, Second Engrossment
S.F. 880   Evaluation of Health Coverage Mandates (Delete-Everything Amendment)
S.F. 881   Expansion of eCharging
S.F. 882   Required Fingerprinting
S.F. 887   Jobs, Economic Development, and Housing Appropriations (Second Engrossment)
S.F. 896   County Audits Performed by a Certified Public Accountant (Second Engrossment)
S.F. 898   Transportation Omnibus Budget Bill (Third Engrossment)
S.F. 918   Omnibus Liquor Bill (The First Engrossment)
S.F. 919   Election Administration and Districting Procedures (First Engrossment)
S.F. 921   Single Source Acquisition of Public Safety Equipment (First Engrossment)
S.F. 924   Higher Education (Second Engrossment)
S.F. 926   Residential Property Rights (SCS0926A-3 delete-everything amendment)
S.F. 931   Increasing Size of Melrose Public Utility Commission (First Engrossment)
S.F. 933   Back Office Consolidation Act (As Amended by the A-5 and an Oral Amendment Adopted by the Subcommittee on Reform on 3/2/12)
S.F. 942   Public Safety Deficiency Bill
S.F. 943   Game and Fish (Fourth Engrossment)
S.F. 952   Public Defender Provisions (first engrossment)
S.F. 953   Transferring and Terminating Neighborhood Revitalization Programs (First Engrossment)
S.F. 956   Termination of Hennepin County Soil and Water Conservation District (Second Engrossment)
S.F. 958   Public Safety and Judiciary Finance Omnibus Bill (Conference Committee Report)
S.F. 973   Pharmacy Audit Program (First Engrossment)
S.F. 992   Requiring Crossing Control Arms on School Buses
S.F. 993   Office of Administrative Hearings Disposition of Contested Case Hearings Requirement
S.F. 1009   Laws 2011, Chapter 65, Vacancies in Nominations
S.F. 1012   Modification of Vendor Remittance Schedule (As Introduced)
S.F. 1016   Conference Committee Report, Omnibus Agriculture and Rural Economies Budget
S.F. 1026   Sex Offender Civil Commitment Provisions Modification
S.F. 1027   Statewide Public Defense System County Opt Out
S.F. 1029   H.F. 1010-Omnibus Environment and Natural Resources Budget Bill (Conference Committee Report)
S.F. 1030   Education Omnibus Bill (third engrossment)
S.F. 1044   Provisions Relating to State Agency Responses to Natural Disasters
S.F. 1045   Department of Commerce Technical Bill (first engrossment)
S.F. 1046   Racino and Minnesota Future Fund
S.F. 1047   State Government Appropriations (As Passed by the Senate)
S.F. 1053   Criminal Background Checks for Nurses (First Engrossment)
S.F. 1055   Board of Nursing
S.F. 1058   Pickup Trucks Registration and Plates
S.F. 1063   Black and Yellow Trail
S.F. 1068   Immunity for Recreational Use of School Property and Facilities (Second Engrossment)
S.F. 1072   Transportation Omnibus Policy Bill (First Engrossment)
S.F. 1078   Alternative Financing and Investment Pilot Transportation Project (First Engrossment)
S.F. 1079   Alternative Enforcement Actions for Tobacco Sales to Minors
S.F. 1083   Definition of Public Impound Lot
S.F. 1092   Controlled Substances
S.F. 1094   Education Boards Authorization and School Boards reorganization as Education Boards (The Professional Empowerment Act)
S.F. 1101   My Life, My Choices Task Force Creation (The Second Engrossment)
S.F. 1106   Operation and Registration of Certain Vehicles (First Engrossment)
S.F. 1115   Natural Resources Policy; Conference Committee Report
S.F. 1116   Video Lottery Ticket Dispensing Machines
S.F. 1120   Telephone Access Minnesota Program (first engrossment)
S.F. 1123   Gang Nuisance Law
S.F. 1126   Highway Construction Projects Contract Bid Preferences Modifications
S.F. 1136   Electric-Assisted Bicycle Operation and Regulation
S.F. 1137   State Agency Programs Designation as Performance-Based Organizations for Persons With Disabilities (The First Engrossment)
S.F. 1140   Motor Vehicle License Placement Clarification
S.F. 1143   Government Data Practices and Open Meeting Law (Conference Committee Report)
S.F. 1145   Third-Party Administrators Participation in the State Health Care Programs
S.F. 1147   Providing for Construction Manager/General Contractor Contracts (with SCS1147A-2 Amendment)
S.F. 1148   Prohibiting Certain Activities on Rail Bank Property (First Engrossment)
S.F. 1149   Department of Transportation Data Practices
S.F. 1157   Creation of the Metropolitan Transportation Board (First Engrossment)
S.F. 1158   Group Insurance Portability Act
S.F. 1159   Workers Compensation Advisory Council Recommendations (Second Engrossment)
S.F. 1161   Marriage Dissolution and Legal Separation Education Requirements (Author's Amendment)
S.F. 1167   Education Policy Provisions (first engrossment)
S.F. 1170   Case Management Services Appeals Conference Requirement (The First Engrossment)
S.F. 1179   Human Services Supplemental Service Contracts Authorization
S.F. 1190   Zoning Provisions for Vacation Rentals (First Engrossment)
S.F. 1191   Exemption from Municipal Approval for Hydroelectric Facility
S.F. 1199   Prevailing Wage Provisions Modifications
S.F. 1204   Governor's Workforce Development Council, Public Library Member Addition (First Engrossment)
S.F. 1208   Financial Institutions Technical Bill (first engrossment)
S.F. 1211   Modifying Family Day Care Requirements
S.F. 1214   Safe at Home Program Protective Orders
S.F. 1215   Driver's License Credit and Debit Card Payment
S.F. 1217   Authorizing Certain Marshall County Offices to be Appointed
S.F. 1219   Commissioner of Transportation Subpoena Powers
S.F. 1225   Campaign Finance Procedures - Judiciary Issues
S.F. 1226   “Start Seeing Motorcycles” Special Plates
S.F. 1236   Innocent Successor Asbestos-Related Liability Fairness Act (First Engrossment)
S.F. 1244   Environment and Natural Resources Policy (Third Engrossment)
S.F. 1259   Free Public Parking for Vehicles with Military/Veterans' Special Plates (As Amended by the A-4 Amendment)
S.F. 1260   County Audits, Publications, and Other Mandates (Second Engrossment)
S.F. 1264   Modifying Formula for Municipal State Aid to Cities
S.F. 1265   Professional Athlete Drug and Alcohol Testing Provisions Modifications (First Engrossment)
S.F. 1280   Gratuity Sharing (First Engrossment)
S.F. 1283   Capitol Area Security-Judiciary Issues
S.F. 1286   New Federal Requirements Relating to Nursing Home Payment and Resident Case Mix Classification
S.F. 1287   Minnesota Sex Offender Program Provisions Modifications
S.F. 1297   Highway Toll Lanes
S.F. 1298   Standards for Imposition of Civil Penaties by State Agencies; Award of Fees and Expenses (Author's Amendment)
S.F. 1324   Agriculture and Rural Economies Policy (First Engrossment)
S.F. 1325   Hennepin County Mortgage Registry & Deed Tax
S.F. 1340   The Minnesota Accountable Government Innovation and Collaboration (MAGIC) Act (Second Engrossment)
S.F. 1354   Clean Water Partnership Program (The First Engrossment)
S.F. 1357   Castle Doctrine and Firearms Changes (First Engrossment)
S.F. 1359   Legislative Commission on Planning and Fiscal Policy Duties (first engrossment)
S.F. 1363   Outdoor Heritage, Clean Water, Parks and Trails, and Arts and Cultural Heritage Appropriations (Second Engrossment)
S.F. 1368   Use of Court Data for Determining Voter Status (First Engrossment)
S.F. 1402   Parenting Time (Delete Everything Amendment)
S.F. 1412   Foster Care Licensing Moratorium Exception for Autism Authorization (As Amended by the A-6 Amendment)
S.F. 1416   Unaffixed Manufactured Home from Real Property (First Engrossment)
S.F. 1421   Performance Rewards on Fast Investment Today (PROFIT) Program Establishment
S.F. 1426   Licensure for Medical Laboratory Science Professionals (The First Engrossment)
S.F. 1445   Proctor Local Sales Tax Authorization
S.F. 1450   Detachment of Property from a Municipality (First Engrossment)
S.F. 1481   City of Bovey; Local Government Aid
S.F. 1482   Capital Equipment Sales Tax Exemption at Time of Purchase
S.F. 1492   Fallen Firefighters Memorial Day
S.F. 1494   Modifying Definition of Income, Property Tax Refund
S.F. 1507   Modifying Requirements for the Public Assistance Electronic Benefit Transfer Card and Imposing a Residency Requirement
S.F. 1520   City of St. Paul; Extending and Increasing Bond Authority
S.F. 1524   Architecture, Engineering, Land Surveying, Landscape Architecture, Geoscience, and Interior Design Professional Licensing Provisions and Fees Modifications
S.F. 1527   Voluntary Certification of Good Manufacturing Practices for Animal Feed and Feed Ingredients
S.F. 1530   Contingent Appropriation for Highways Authorization (First Engrossment)
S.F. 1534   Wind Easement Limits
S.F. 1542   Accident Prevention Refresher Course
S.F. 1543   Community Paramedic Services (First Engrossment)
S.F. 1544   Local Government Authority to Convey Property to Veteran Service Organizations (A-2 Amendment)
S.F. 1545   Income Tax Rate Modification
S.F. 1551   Electrical Inspections Appropriation and Operation Continuation (First Engrossment)
S.F. 1561   Contingent Appropriation to the Commissioners of Transportation and Public Safety (Delete-Everything Amendment SCS1561A-3)
S.F. 1567   Environmental Permit Streamlining (Conference Committee Report)
S.F. 1572   Public Benefit Corporations, First Engrossment
S.F. 1573   Higher Education Omnibus Bill (Chapter 270)
S.F. 1577   Voter ID Constitutional Amendment (Unofficial Engrossment)
S.F. 1583   City of Big Fork; Local Government Aid
S.F. 1586   Vulnerable Adult Felony Deprivation and Unreasonable Restraint of a Child Changes (as passed by the Conference Committee)
S.F. 1596   Reducing State General Levy, Increasing Property Tax Refund
S.F. 1597   Enhancements to Veterans Preferences in Hiring and Contracts (Second Engrossment)
S.F. 1599   Permissive Preference for Veterans in Private Employment
S.F. 1613   Sheriff Vehicle Paint Color List Expanded (First Engrossment)
S.F. 1614   Small Business Regulatory Review Board (Second Engrossment)
S.F. 1618   Levy Limits; Removing Inclusion of Wind Energy Production Tax
S.F. 1619   City of Oakdale; TIF Extension
S.F. 1620   Eminent Domain Relocation Assistance
S.F. 1621   Child Care Accreditation Standard Requirement Modification (As Amended by the A-3 Amendment)
S.F. 1624   Business Property Taxes
S.F. 1625   St. Louis County Land Sale
S.F. 1629   Occupational Regulation
S.F. 1631   Moratorium on Rulemaking (Second Engrossment)
S.F. 1635   Biodiesel Minimum Content Exceptions
S.F. 1636   Rent/Lease-to-Own Vehicles
S.F. 1639   State Government Executive Branch Departments, Agencies, and Offices Reduction, as Amended by the A-1 Amendment
S.F. 1642   Minnesota National Guard Beyond the Yellow Ribbon Program Civil Immunity (as Amended by the A-1 Amendment)
S.F. 1643   Income Tax Credit for Past Military Service Eligibility Modification
S.F. 1646   Bloomington TIF Extension; Met Center
S.F. 1650   State Agency Reorganization Study Requirement (As Amended by the A-2 Amendment)
S.F. 1653   Independent Contractors Provision Modifications
S.F. 1657   Qualified Domestic Violence-Related Offense Definition Expansion
S.F. 1661   Municipal State-Aid Street (MSAS) Fund Eligibility and Allocation (Delete-Everything Amendment SCS1661A-2)
S.F. 1664   Mixed Municipal Solid Waste Services Business; Inverse Condemnation (First Engrossment)
S.F. 1667   Met Council Land Use Planning Provisions Made Advisory
S.F. 1668   Municipal Approval of Light Rail Transit Facilities
S.F. 1670   Small Business Capital Equipment Sales Tax Exemption at Time of Purchase
S.F. 1671   Public Value Impact Statements for Financial and Regulatory Impact of Proposed Legislation
S.F. 1673   Contractor Bond Requirements for Public Work (First Engrossment)
S.F. 1675   Children and Family Services-Judiciary Issues (First Engrossment)
S.F. 1676   City of Apple Valley, Tax Increment Financing Extension
S.F. 1677   Authorizing Apple Valley Redevelopment TIF District
S.F. 1678   Public Defender Changes (1st Engrossment)
S.F. 1679   Council Expiration Dates Exception (First Engrossment)
S.F. 1687   Prohibiting Indemnity Provision in Motor Carrier Transportation Contracts
S.F. 1689   Veterans Reemployment Rights Protection Extension, as Amended by the A-1 Amendment
S.F. 1690   Using a Teacher's Subject Matter Licensure, Evaluation Outcomes and Seniority to Make Unrequested Leave of Absence, Discharge, and Demotion Decisions (Unofficial Committee Engrossment)
S.F. 1694   Fireworks (Second Engrossment)
S.F. 1698   Modifying State-Aid Rulemaking; Reallocating Certain Vehicle Fee Revenues; Requiring Report on Water-Related Permitting (First Engrossment)
S.F. 1699   Adult Foster Care Homes Program Modification (First Engrossment)
S.F. 1701   Restaurant Recovery and Jobs Creation Act (First Engrossment)
S.F. 1704   Long-Term Care Consultation Requirements
S.F. 1713   Immigrant and Minority Microloan Program
S.F. 1717   State Building Code Modifications
S.F. 1719   Establishing Motorcycle Road Guard Certificate
S.F. 1721   Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselors (First Engrossment)
S.F. 1727   Race Horse Medication Regulatory Threshold Concentrations set by the Minnesota Racing Commission
S.F. 1730   Reports of Accidents Involving State-Owned Infrastructure
S.F. 1731   Modifying Speed Limits
S.F. 1734   Motor Vehicle Salvage Title Regulation and Damage Disclosure Modification (with Delete-Everything Amendment SCS1734A-1)
S.F. 1735   Banking Issues
S.F. 1737   Local Government Investments and Deposits (First Engrossment)
S.F. 1739   Property Management Real Estate Licensees
S.F. 1741   Municipal Budget Reporting Requirements (First Engrossment)
S.F. 1742   Legislators Retirement Plan Provisions Modification and Clarification
S.F. 1747   Challenge Incarceration Program (CIP) Eligibility Criteria
S.F. 1750   Lands Bill (First Engrossment)
S.F. 1751   FastTRAC Adult Career Pathway Program Establishment
S.F. 1753   Individuals Under Guardianship Voter Eligibility Provisions
S.F. 1754   Lawful Gambling Per Diem Reimbursement Modification for Military Marching, Color Guard, or Honor Guard Units
S.F. 1755   State Employees Unpaid Leave Option to Avoid Layoffs Establishment (As Amended by the A-1 Amendment)
S.F. 1759   Elimination of Redundant Department of Corrections (DOC) Performance Measures Report
S.F. 1761   Sale of Sandstone EDA Apartments
S.F. 1768   Jobs Now Tax Credit; Corporate Franchise Tax Decrease; Sales and Use Taxes Retailer and Solicitor Presumption
S.F. 1791   Motor Vehicle Title Clarification (First Engrossment)
S.F. 1793   Modifying Definition of Health Plan Companies
S.F. 1804   State Health and Human Services Provisions Modifications and Reforms (First Engrossment)
S.F. 1807   USDOT Number on Farm Trucks Requirements Modification
S.F. 1811   Accreditation of Advanced Diagnostic Imaging Services
S.F. 1824   Managed Care and County-Based Purchasing Plan Financial Audit
S.F. 1825   DWI Statutory Reference Correction
S.F. 1829   Modifying Property Tax Statements for Special Taxing Districts
S.F. 1830   Natural Resources Policy (Second Engrossment)
S.F. 1831   Clarifying Market Value Based Levy, Debt, and Other Limitations
S.F. 1832   Help America Vote Act Appropriations
S.F. 1839   Natural Resources Policy (First Engrossment-Judiciary Issues)
S.F. 1840   City of Vesta; Local Government Aid
S.F. 1842   E-Verify Program Usage Requirement (As Amended by the A-1 Amendment)
S.F. 1856   Lawful Gambling Licensed Organizations Authority to Contribute Net Profits to 501(c)(19) Organizations
S.F. 1860   Concrete Diamond Grinding and Saw Slurry
S.F. 1861   Allowing Out-of-State Residential Mental Health Treatment for Certain Children
S.F. 1870   Theft of Motor Fuel
S.F. 1874   Fraudulent/Improper Financial Statements
S.F. 1875   Property and Casualty Coverage, Second Engrossment
S.F. 1876   Emergency Medical Personnel Licensing Changes
S.F. 1878   Modifying Levy Authority for Cook-Orr Hospital District
S.F. 1880   Authorizing Certain Dodge County and Clay County Offices to be Appointed
S.F. 1881   Historic Structure Rehabilitation Credit Sunset Extension
S.F. 1882   Autism Residential Campus Plan Development Authorization
S.F. 1883   Cooper/Sams Volunteer Ambulance Program (Delete-Everything Amendment)
S.F. 1888   Debt Collectors (Second Engrossment)
S.F. 1889   School Trust Land Management (Second Engrossment)
S.F. 1895   Assumed Names Filing Requirements
S.F. 1896   City of Maple Grove; Creation of TIF District
S.F. 1902   Capital Equipment Sales Tax Exemption at Time of Purchase
S.F. 1909   Racino
S.F. 1912   Physical Presence of the Physician when Certain Abortion-Inducing Drugs are Administered
S.F. 1914   Changing Interest Rates on Delinquent Property Taxes
S.F. 1918   Energy Forward Pricing Mechanisms for Government Agencies Provisions Modifications
S.F. 1921   Licensure of Certain Facilities that Perform Abortions (The First Engrossment)
S.F. 1922   State Agency Rules Review and Reporting Methods Provisions Modifications, as Amended by the A-4 Amendment
S.F. 1932   Substitute principals continuing education requirements clarification
S.F. 1933   Health Care Compact
S.F. 1934   Township Mutual Combination Policies
S.F. 1943   Omnibus Game and Fish (Second Engrossment)
S.F. 1945   Wolf Hunting and Trapping (First Engrossment)
S.F. 1948   Nursing Facility Rate Equalization Provisions Modification
S.F. 1949   Nursing Facility, Elderly Waiver and Alternative Care Program Rate Adjustments
S.F. 1957   Permit Management and Coordination
S.F. 1958   Law Enforcement Access to Department of Human Services Electronic Civil Commitment Data
S.F. 1960   Statewide Freight Plan (First Engrossment)
S.F. 1961   City of Brooklyn Park; TIF
S.F. 1964   Window Cleaning Safety Measures
S.F. 1972   Omnibus Jobs Bill (First Engrossment)
S.F. 1975   Racing Commission and State Lottery Continuing Operations Under Government Shutdown (as Amended by the A-2 Amendment)
S.F. 1983   Construction Code Fund and Fire Safety Account Transfers Elimination
S.F. 1994   Community Notification for Persons Released from the Minnesota Sex Offender Program (MSOP) (First Engrossment)
S.F. 1998   Qualified Brewer Tax Credit Qualification Modification
S.F. 2013   Adult Foster Care Home Mental Illness Certification and Moratorium Exception (As Amended by the A-1 Amendment)
S.F. 2014   Staggered Terms for Met Council Members
S.F. 2016   TIF; Modifying Expenditures Outside District
S.F. 2028   Authorizing the Department of Corrections Fugitive Apprehension Unit to Apply for Search Warrants
S.F. 2035   Insurance Agent Regulation, First Engrossment
S.F. 2040   Authorizing Dakota County Redevelopment TIF District
S.F. 2042   Wetland Conservation Act Modifications
S.F. 2043   Election Provisions Relating to Convicted Felons (First Engrossment)
S.F. 2046   Nursing Facility Rate Increase and Elderly Waiver Grants for Health Information Technology
S.F. 2050   Washington County HRA Clarification (A-3 Amendment)
S.F. 2054   Wireless Internet Service at Safety Rest Areas
S.F. 2061   Agriculture Policy/Food Enforcement (Second Engrossment)
S.F. 2065   Contractor Recovery Fund
S.F. 2067   Home Solicitation Sale
S.F. 2068   Bloomington TIF Extension; Central Station
S.F. 2069   Travel Insurance
S.F. 2077   Additional Aid Payments for Certain Cities
S.F. 2078   Collective Bargaining Contract Terms Expiration Provisions Clarifications
S.F. 2082   Affiliate Nexus for Sales Tax Purposes
S.F. 2083   Modifying Liquor Reporting Requirement
S.F. 2084   Miscellaneous Department of Corrections Provisions (First Engrossment)
S.F. 2090   State Procurement of Outside Contracts Restrictions Removal and Repeal
S.F. 2093   Omnibus Health Bill (Second Engrossment)
S.F. 2106   Administrative Hearings Judge Authority to Perform Marriages
S.F. 2108   BCA Suspense Files
S.F. 2109   Modifying Definition of Redeveloment District
S.F. 2113   Charter School Authorizer Provision Modifications
S.F. 2114   Child Support Judgments
S.F. 2117   Legislative Commission on United Nations Agenda 21 Establishment
S.F. 2121   Unofficial Fiscal Note Data
S.F. 2123   Child Care Support Provisions Modifications
S.F. 2125   Possession and Sale of Firearm Silencers
S.F. 2127   National Football League Private Stadium Bond Issue and Appropriation (First Engrossment)
S.F. 2128   Electronic Prescribing of Controlled Substances
S.F. 2131   Design-Build for Local Projects (Delete-Everything Amendment SCS2131A-1)
S.F. 2136   Department Policy and Technical Bill; Nonbudget Tax Bill (Author's Delete-Everything Amendment)
S.F. 2137   Homeowners Insurance, First Engrossment
S.F. 2140   New Payment Rate-Setting Methodologies for Home and Community-Based Waiver Services
S.F. 2141   Debt Settlement Services Agreements, First Engrossment
S.F. 2148   Fire Departments Establishment Moratorium
S.F. 2149   City of Canby; Creation of TIF District
S.F. 2155   Clearwater Local Sales Tax Modification
S.F. 2158   New Ulm School District; Transferring Funds
S.F. 2166   School Bus Safety and Standards Provisions Modifications (First Engrossment with SCS2166A-2 Amendment)
S.F. 2172   Contingent Appropriation for County and Municipal State Aids
S.F. 2174   Rochester Local Sales Tax Revenue Sharing Cities Provisions Modifications
S.F. 2179   Legislative Oversight of Met Council Budget
S.F. 2185   Industrial Loan and Thrifts
S.F. 2201   The Improved Achievement through Individualized Learning Act (First Engrossment)
S.F. 2202   Restored Pioneer Vehicle Titles and Special Plates (with SCS2202A-1 Amendment)
S.F. 2203   Medicare Certification of Nursing Facilities Changes
S.F. 2204   Critical Access Nursing Facility Designation
S.F. 2211   Rochester Lodging Tax Increase; Food and Entertainment Tax Repeal
S.F. 2212   Nursing Facility Moratorium Exception Provision
S.F. 2226   Legislative Immunity, DWI
S.F. 2227   Administrative Law Judge and Compensation Judge Mandatory Retirement Age Modification
S.F. 2228   Prekindergarten through Grade 12 education policy provisions modification
S.F. 2229   Building and Construction Contracts
S.F. 2230   Establishing Speed Limit on Marked Interstate Highway 35E
S.F. 2234   Disability Services Licensing Provisions, Home and Community-Based Services Standards, and Payment Methodologies (First Engrossment)
S.F. 2238   Hospital Futility Policy Disclosure
S.F. 2243   Public-Private Partnership Pilot Program
S.F. 2251   Adjusting State Patrol Escort Service Rates (with SCS2251A-2 Amendment)
S.F. 2255   Health Intermediary (Exchange) Principles (First Engrossment)
S.F. 2260   Subsurface Sewage Treatment Systems Alternative Local Standards
S.F. 2262   Peer Provider Grouping (Delete-Everything Amendment)
S.F. 2271   Minnesota National Guard Military Award Issuance to Nonmembers Authorization
S.F. 2273   Junked Vehicles Purchaser Eligibility
S.F. 2290   Angel Investment Tax Credit Provisions Modification and Data Practices Exemption Addition
S.F. 2295   Criminal Community Notification Law Clarification
S.F. 2296   Absentee Ballot Return Envelope Modification
S.F. 2304   Sunset Commission (The Delete-Everything Amendment)
S.F. 2306   Mayoral Control of certain Metropolitan Area Special or Independent School Districts authorization (A-1 Delete-Everything amendment)
S.F. 2310   Portable Electronics Insurance, First Engrossment
S.F. 2313   Unified Personal Health Premium Accounts, Second Engrossment
S.F. 2316   Veterans preference removal hearing board appointment procedure modification
S.F. 2321   Transportation Omnibus Policy Bill (Third Engrossment)
S.F. 2324   Satellite System Installer Regulation, First Engrossment
S.F. 2326   Barber Licensing, Fees, and Regulations Modifications (Second Engrossment)
S.F. 2334   Principal Disclosure Report Modification
S.F. 2340   Real Estate Closing Agents, First Engrossment
S.F. 2348   State Agencies Budget Preparation Requirements Modifications; Statewide Outcomes Commission Establishment (As Amended by the A-3 Amendment)
S.F. 2354   Disabled Veterans State Government Noncompetitive Appointment Authorization
S.F. 2357   Department of Human Services Licensing Bill (First Engrossment)
S.F. 2369   Three Rivers Park District Member Election Requirement (Committee Engrossment)
S.F. 2370   Watershed Districts Property Acquisition (First Engrossment)
S.F. 2390   Tehnology Corporate Franchise Tax Certificate Transfer Program
S.F. 2391   Vikings Stadium (Third Engrossment)
S.F. 2392   Omnibus Liquor Bill, First Engrossment
S.F. 2403   Data Practices and Open Meeting Law (First Engrossment)
S.F. 2404   Qualified Farm and Small Business Properties Estate Tax Provisions Modification
S.F. 2405   City of Woodbury; Issuance of Bonds
S.F. 2421   Grants Management Provisions Modifications; Film Production Jobs Program Oversight
S.F. 2427   Individual Retirement Account (IRA) Rollover Provisions Conformance (As Introduced)
S.F. 2437   Authorizing Expenditures of St. Cloud TIF District
S.F. 2448   Setting 2013 Local Government Aid Payments at 2012 Amount
S.F. 2449   Historic Structure Rehabilitation Credit Modification
S.F. 2459   City of Vergas; Aggregate Materials Tax
S.F. 2464   Modification to Sex Offender Sentencing Grid Directed
S.F. 2465   Workers' Compensation Disability Benefit Payment Provisions Modifications (First Engrossment)
S.F. 2466   Gifts to Emergency Medical Services Agencies
S.F. 2467   Itasca County; Issuance of Bonds
S.F. 2469   Legislative Advisory Commission Review of Federal Fund Spending
S.F. 2478   State Government Inspections Process Establishment
S.F. 2479   Reduction of Foreign Royalty Subtraction
S.F. 2482   (H.F. 2949 - Unofficial Engrossment )Education Omnibus Bill
S.F. 2488   Minnesota GI Bill Program Expansion for Apprenticeships and On-the-Job Training
S.F. 2489   Modifying Definition of Real Property
S.F. 2530   Plan to Restructure State Health Care Programs
S.F. 2577   Omnibus Bonding Bill
S.F. 2599   Vikings Stadium
Regular Session, House Files
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Bill Number
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H.F. 42   Omnibus Tax Bill (the Conference Committee Report)
H.F. 52   County and Municipal Variances
H.F. 57   Controlled Substances (Conference Committee Report)
H.F. 130   Appropriations Reductions for Fiscal Year 2011 (The Conference Committee Report)
H.F. 247   Omnibus Tax Bill (Conference Committee Report)
H.F. 299   State Agency Value Initiative (SAVI) Program
H.F. 392   Requiring Crossing Control Arms on School Buses (SCH0392A-1 Amendment)
H.F. 460   Fire Sprinklers; Single-Family Homes
H.F. 469   Harassment Restraining Order Jurisdiction (First Engrossment)
H.F. 537   Recording of Certain Speed Limit Violations on Violator's Driving Record (First Engrossment)
H.F. 873   Racino (First Unoffiial Engrossment)
H.F. 934   Education Omnibus Bill
H.F. 978   Election Administration and Districting Procedures
H.F. 1381   Omnibus Education Policy Bill (conference committee report)
H.F. 1406   Continuing Care Provisions (Second Engrossment)
H.F. 1467   First Unofficial Engrossment (UEH1467-1)(Senate Language) Castle Doctrine and Firearms Changes
H.F. 1515   Landlord and Tenant Law (First Engrossment)
H.F. 1752   Capital Improvement Appropriations and Bond Sale Authorization
H.F. 1829   Firearms Carry Authorized for County Attorneys While On Duty
H.F. 1835   Sheriff Vehicle Paint Color List Expanded (First Engrossment)
H.F. 1850   State Employee Gainsharing Program Maximum Award Increased
H.F. 1870   Using a Teacher's Subject Matter Licensure, Evaluation Outcomes and Seniority to Make Unrequested Leave of Absence, Discharge, and Demotion Decisions (Unofficial Committee Engrossment)
H.F. 1903   Honor Guard Stipends Preference Modified
H.F. 2164   Natural Resources Policy (Laws 2012, Chapter 272)
H.F. 2171   Omnibus Game and Fish (Conference Committee Report)
H.F. 2244   School Trust Land Management (Conference Committee Report - CCRHF2244B)
H.F. 2294   Health and Human Services Omnibus Bill Conference Committee Summary
H.F. 2337   Omnibus Jobs and Tax Reform Bill (Conference Committee Report)
H.F. 2398   Agriculture Policy/Food Law Enforcement (Conference Committee Report)
H.F. 2455   S.F. No. 1544 - Local Government Authority to Convey Property to Veteran Service Organizations (Second Engrossment)
H.F. 2508   Controlled Substances (Conference Committee Report)
H.F. 2555   Sunset Commission (Conference Committee Report)
H.F. 2685   Transportation Omnibus Policy Bill (Conference Committee Report)
First Special Session - 2011, Senate Files
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Bill Number
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S.F. 1   Public Safety and Judiciary Finance Omnibus Bill
S.F. 2   Jobs, Economic Development, and Housing
S.F. 3   Environment/Energy/Commerce Omnibus Bill
S.F. 4   Transportation Omnibus Bill
S.F. 5   Higher Education Omnibus Bill
S.F. 8   Omnibus Tax Bill
S.F. 9   Omnibus Bonding Bill
S.F. 10   Heath and Human Services Budget Bill
First Special Session - 2012, Senate Files
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S.F. 1   Flood and Windstorm Relief