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Minnesota Senate Bill Author

2021 - 2022
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MINNESOTA SENATE 92nd LEGISLATURE

AUTHOR LIST


2021 - 2022

Benson
Chief Author List
Sunday, May 16, 2021


SF 6 Benson; Kiffmeyer; Draheim
HF 371 Haley
Revisor No.: 21-01380
Topic: Government-State
Short Description: Governor's peacetime emergency order or rule termination by the legislature if the emergency is continued for more than 30 days authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/07/202169Introduction and first reading 
01/07/2021Referred to State Government Finance and Policy and Elections
01/11/202182Author added Kiffmeyer
01/21/2021137Author added Draheim


SF 90 Benson
HF 1612 Schomacker
Revisor No.: 21-01265
Topic: Commissions
Short Description: Health policy commission establishment and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/14/202194Introduction and first reading 
01/14/2021Referred to Health and Human Services Finance and Policy


SF 146 Benson; Draheim; Utke; Howe; Koran
HF 55 Elkins
Revisor No.: 21-01126
Topic: Health and Health Department
Short Description: Mandated health benefit proposals evaluation process modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/19/2021111Introduction and first reading 
01/19/2021Referred to Health and Human Services Finance and Policy
01/21/2021138Authors added Draheim; Utke; Howe; Koran
02/04/2021228aComm report: To pass as amended and re-refer to Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy
See SF972, Art. 2


SF 180 Benson; Jasinski; Abeler; Bigham; Hoffman
HF 52 Nash
Revisor No.: 21-00509
Topic: Open Meetings
Short Description: Public bodies open meetings public comments requirement including electronic meetings
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/19/2021117Introduction and first reading 
01/19/2021Referred to Local Government Policy
02/11/2021343Authors added Abeler; Bigham; Hoffman


SF 193 Benson; Draheim; Wiklund; Koran; Rosen
HF 269 Morrison
Revisor No.: 21-01104
Topic: Health-Mental Health
Short Description: Psychology interjurisdictional compact (PSYPACT) creation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/19/2021119Introduction and first reading 
01/19/2021Referred to Health and Human Services Finance and Policy
01/25/2021165Authors added Draheim; Wiklund; Koran; Rosen
01/28/2021175aComm report: To pass as amended and re-refer to Civil Law and Data Practices Policy
02/08/2021272Comm report: To pass 
02/08/2021273Second reading 
04/21/20213034Special Order 
04/21/20213034Third reading Passed 
05/03/20214068Returned from House with amendment 
05/03/20214068Senate not concur, conference committee of 3 requested 
05/13/20214207Senate conferees Benson; Draheim; Wiklund
05/15/2021House conferees Morrison; Moller; Rasmusson


SF 429 Benson; Newman; Howe
HF 453 Lucero
Revisor No.: 21-01664
Topic: Elections
Short Description: Presidential electors designation and election
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/28/2021190Introduction and first reading 
01/28/2021Referred to State Government Finance and Policy and Elections
02/18/2021464Author added Howe


SF 481 Benson; Nelson; Draheim; Coleman
HF 511 Albright
Revisor No.: 21-01596
Topic: Chemical Dependency
Short Description: Substance use disorders and mental health treatment provided through telemedicine requirements modifications
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/01/2021209Introduction and first reading 
02/01/2021Referred to Human Services Licensing Policy
02/04/2021259Authors added Nelson; Draheim
03/15/2021918Author added Coleman


SF 512 Benson; Nelson; Klein
HF 571 Morrison
Revisor No.: 21-01469
Topic: Liability
Short Description: COVID-19 peacetime emergency liability immunity for health care providers, facilities, and responders
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/01/2021214Introduction and first reading 
02/01/2021Referred to Health and Human Services Finance and Policy
02/04/2021259Authors added Nelson; Klein


SF 831 Benson; Draheim; Kiffmeyer; Dahms; Coleman
HF 2004 Haley
Revisor No.: 21-01870
Topic: Drugs and Medicine
Short Description: Prescription drug manufacturer importation pathway plan application and incentives
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/11/2021316Introduction and first reading 
02/11/2021Referred to Health and Human Services Finance and Policy
03/11/2021830Comm report: To pass and re-referred to Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy
03/15/2021918Author added Coleman
03/17/2021936Comm report: To pass and re-referred to Health and Human Services Finance and Policy


SF 953 Benson; Pappas; Wiklund; Draheim; Klein
HF 834 Her
Revisor No.: 21-01781
Topic: Hospitals and Health Care Facilities
Short Description: Ramsey county hospital moratorium exception
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/11/2021337Introduction and first reading 
02/11/2021Referred to Health and Human Services Finance and Policy
02/17/2021439Author added Klein
03/01/2021593Comm report: To pass 
03/01/2021600Second reading 


SF 954 Benson; Koran; Utke; Dornink
Revisor No.: 21-02162
Topic: Insurance-Health
Short Description: Medical assistance enrollees not using tobacco products cost-sharing waiver; MinnesotaCare tobacco use premium surcharge creation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/11/2021337Introduction and first reading 
02/11/2021Referred to Health and Human Services Finance and Policy


SF 999 Benson; Koran; Draheim; Nelson
HF 1483 Kiel
Revisor No.: 21-02573
Topic: Insurance-Health
Short Description: Medical assistance pharmacy providers restriction to in-state pharmacies use
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/15/2021390Introduction and first reading 
02/15/2021Referred to Health and Human Services Finance and Policy


SF 1156 Benson; Rosen; Abeler; Nelson
HF 1438 Liebling
Revisor No.: 21-02698
Topic: Vaccines
Short Description: COVID-19 vaccination administration medical reimbursement rate increase and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/18/2021455Introduction and first reading 
02/18/2021Referred to Health and Human Services Finance and Policy
03/01/2021593aComm report: To pass as amended and re-refer to Finance
03/10/2021765aComm report: To pass as amended 
03/10/2021797Second reading 
03/11/2021845Author added Nelson
03/24/20211151Rule 45-amend, subst. General Orders HF1438


SF 1182 Benson; Bigham
HF 1026 Morrison
Revisor No.: 21-02532
Topic: Health and Health Department
Short Description: Prenatal substance use reporting requirements modifications
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/18/2021459Introduction and first reading 
02/18/2021Referred to Health and Human Services Finance and Policy
03/01/2021593aComm report: To pass as amended and re-refer to Civil Law and Data Practices Policy
03/18/20211075Author added Bigham
03/22/20211084Comm report: To pass 
03/22/20211110Second reading 


SF 1183 Benson
HF 346 Scott
Revisor No.: 21-00609
Topic: Firearms and Weapons
Short Description: Firearm transference to persons who are ineligible to possess firearms penalties increase
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/18/2021459Introduction and first reading 
02/18/2021Referred to Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy


SF 1257 Benson; Utke; Wiklund; Hoffman
HF 1512 Edelson
Revisor No.: 21-02959
Topic: Human Services and Human Services Department
Short Description: Background studies requirement exemption for licensed persons; additional authorized fingerprint collection vendors establishment; authorized on-site fingerprint collection vendor requirement; appropriating money
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/22/2021481Introduction and first reading 
02/22/2021Referred to Health and Human Services Finance and Policy
02/25/2021574Author added Wiklund
03/01/2021627Author added Hoffman
03/01/2021629Withdrawn and re-referred to Human Services Reform Finance and Policy
03/10/2021774aComm report: To pass as amended and re-refer to Health and Human Services Finance and Policy


SF 1366 Benson; Johnson Stewart
HF 1212 Daudt
Revisor No.: 21-02799
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: Zimmerman Sherburne county state-aid highway #4 and U.S. highway #169 interchange appropriation and bond issue
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/25/2021544Introduction and first reading 
02/25/2021Referred to Capital Investment
03/15/2021919Author added Johnson Stewart


SF 1372 Benson; Klein; Wiklund; Kunesh
HF 1609 Liebling
Revisor No.: 21-02493
Topic: Human Services and Human Services Department
Short Description: Non-state government-owned teaching hospitals with high Medicaid utilization and level 1 trauma centers and their affiliated physicians direct payment arrangements authorization; inpatient hospital rates for certain hospitals establishment; certain health plan revenue exemption from premium taxes and surcharges; certain hospital revenue exemption from the provider tax establishment
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/25/2021545Introduction and first reading 
02/25/2021Referred to Health and Human Services Finance and Policy
03/04/2021704Authors added Klein; Wiklund
03/11/2021846Author added Kunesh


SF 1414 Benson
HF 1510 Schultz
Revisor No.: 21-02656
Topic: Human Services and Human Services Department
Short Description: Human services older adults continuing care, children and family services, community supports, health care, licensing and background studies, and technical modifications; conforming provisions modifications
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/25/2021551Introduction and first reading 
02/25/2021Referred to Health and Human Services Finance and Policy
See SF761, Sec. 1-2, 4-5


SF 1587 Benson; Coleman; Mathews; Bigham
HF 1202 Wolgamott
Revisor No.: 21-02608
Topic: Children and Families
Short Description: Child maltreatment investigations face-to-face contact requirement modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/01/2021611Introduction and first reading 
03/01/2021Referred to Civil Law and Data Practices Policy
03/15/2021919Author added Coleman
03/22/20211084Comm report: To pass and re-referred to Human Services Reform Finance and Policy
03/22/20211122Author added Mathews
03/24/20211157Author added Bigham


SF 1589 Benson; Koran; Mathews; Johnson; Ruud
HF 1583 Scott
Revisor No.: 21-02590
Topic: Health and Health Department
Short Description: Communicable diseases contact tracing, digital contact tracing, immunizations, and required disclosures limits establishment; data destruction requirement; employer mandatory digital contact tracing prohibition; civil penalties
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/01/2021612Introduction and first reading 
03/01/2021Referred to Health and Human Services Finance and Policy
04/06/20211183aComm report: To pass as amended and re-refer to Civil Law and Data Practices Policy
04/06/2021Joint rule 2.03, referred to Rules and Administration
04/07/20211312Authors added Johnson; Ruud
05/10/20214181Comm report: Adopt previous comm report Jt rule 2.03 suspended
05/13/20214203Comm report: To pass 
05/13/20214204Second reading 
05/14/20214223aSpecial Order: Amended 
05/14/20214224Third reading Passed 


SF 1636 Benson; Coleman; Housley; Ruud
HF 2180 Novotny
Revisor No.: 21-02821
Topic: Abortion
Short Description: Licensure for abortion facilities requirement and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/01/2021619Introduction and first reading 
03/01/2021Referred to Health and Human Services Finance and Policy
03/04/2021705Author added Coleman
03/17/2021946Comm report: To pass and re-referred to Civil Law and Data Practices Policy
03/18/20211079Withdrawn and re-referred to Rules and Administration
03/18/2021Joint rule 2.03, referred to Rules and Administration
03/22/20211122Authors added Housley; Ruud
03/22/20211133Joint rule 2.03 Suspended 
03/22/2021Comm report: Re-referred to Civil Law and Data Practices Policy


SF 2050 Benson; Draheim; Abeler
HF 2129 Liebling
Revisor No.: 21-03667
Topic: Health and Health Department
Short Description: Department of human services forecast adjustment
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/15/2021904Introduction and first reading 
03/15/2021Referred to Health and Human Services Finance and Policy
03/18/20211060Comm report: To pass and re-referred to Finance
03/22/20211122Authors added Draheim; Abeler


SF 2178 Benson; Kiffmeyer; Rosen; Bakk
HF 2327 Howard
Revisor No.: 21-03688
Topic: Government-Employees
Short Description: Pharmacy benefit manager commissioner of management and budget contract procurement requirement to administer the prescription drug benefit for state employees group insurance program participants
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/18/20211071Introduction and first reading 
03/18/2021Referred to State Government Finance and Policy and Elections
03/22/20211123Author added Bakk


SF 2193 Benson; Mathews; Koran; Hoffman
HF 2259 Scott
Revisor No.: 21-03663
Topic: Vaccines
Short Description: COVID-19 Vaccine Connector data regulation and classification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/18/20211073Introduction and first reading 
03/18/2021Referred to Health and Human Services Finance and Policy
04/06/20211184Comm report: To pass and re-referred to Civil Law and Data Practices Policy
04/06/2021Joint rule 2.03, referred to Rules and Administration


SF 2223 Benson; Tomassoni; Pratt; Rarick; Hoffman
Revisor No.: 21-03601
Topic: Minnesota State Colleges and Universities
Short Description: MnSCU postsecondary education innovation grants program establishment and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/22/20211114Introduction and first reading 
03/22/2021Referred to Higher Education Finance and Policy


SF 2244 Benson; Anderson
HF 1993 Bahr
Revisor No.: 21-03185
Topic: Transportation and Transportation Department
Short Description: Northstar Commuter Rail service operations termination; Northstar Commuter Rail agreements termination and remaining assets sale requirement
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/22/20211117Introduction and first reading 
03/22/2021Referred to Transportation Finance and Policy
04/06/20211219Author added Anderson


SF 2245 Benson
HF 1900 Bahr
Revisor No.: 21-03397
Topic: Taxation
Short Description: State property tax general levy distribution to certain municipalities authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/22/20211117Introduction and first reading 
03/22/2021Referred to Taxes


SF 2246 Benson; Draheim; Abeler
HF 2325 Liebling
Revisor No.: 21-03845
Topic: Health and Health Department
Short Description: Ombudsman for mental health and developmental disabilities appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/22/20211118Introduction and first reading 
03/22/2021Referred to Human Services Reform Finance and Policy
04/06/20211219Author added Abeler


SF 2247 Benson; Draheim; Abeler
HF 2324 Liebling
Revisor No.: 21-03846
Topic: Emergency and 911 Services
Short Description: Emergency Medical Services Regulatory Board operation appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/22/20211118Introduction and first reading 
03/22/2021Referred to Health and Human Services Finance and Policy
04/06/20211183aComm report: To pass as amended and re-refer to Finance
04/06/2021Joint rule 2.03, referred to Rules and Administration
04/06/20211219Author added Abeler


SF 2277 Benson; Draheim
Revisor No.: 21-03853
Topic: Health and Health Department
Short Description: Prescription drug price transparency public posting modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/24/20211153Introduction and first reading 
03/24/2021Referred to Health and Human Services Finance and Policy


SF 2360 Benson; Abeler; Draheim
HF 2128 Liebling
Revisor No.: 21-03536
Topic: Appropriations-Omnibus Bills
Short Description: Omnibus health and human services policy and finance bill
DATED-PG ACTIONS
04/06/20211215Introduction and first reading 
04/06/2021Referred to Health and Human Services Finance and Policy
04/07/20211313Authors added Abeler; Draheim
04/12/20212147aComm report: To pass as amended and re-refer to Finance
04/26/20213272aComm report: To pass as amended 
04/26/20213958Second reading 
04/28/20213982Rule 45-amend, subst. General Orders HF2128


SF 2372 Benson; Nelson
HF 2644 Schomacker
Revisor No.: 21-03953
Topic: Health and Health Department
Short Description: Medical assistance program prescription drug dispensing fee increase
DATED-PG ACTIONS
04/07/20211309Introduction and first reading 
04/07/2021Referred to Health and Human Services Finance and Policy
04/08/20211541Author added Nelson


SF 2509 Benson; Mathews
Revisor No.: 21-04129
Topic: Vaccines
Short Description: Clarifying access to immunization data
DATED-PG ACTIONS
05/10/20214183Introduction and first reading 
05/10/2021Referred to Civil Law and Data Practices Policy
05/13/20214201aComm report: To pass as amended 
05/13/2021Joint rule 2.03, referred to Rules and Administration