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Minnesota Senate Bill Author

2023 - 2024
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MINNESOTA SENATE 93rd LEGISLATURE

AUTHOR LIST


2023 - 2024

Westrom
Chief Author List
Thursday, May 23, 2024


SF 111 Westrom; Hoffman; Abeler
HF 1438 Elkins
Revisor No.: 23-01033
Topic: Disabilities and Access
Short Description: Restricted disabled relative license establishment
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/10/2023124Introduction and first reading 
01/10/2023Referred to Transportation
01/19/2023309Author added Hoffman
01/27/2023468Author added Abeler


SF 493 Westrom
HF 539 Franson
Revisor No.: 23-02113
Topic: Education-Higher
Short Description: Alexandria Technical and Community College campus improvements bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/23/2023326Introduction and first reading 
01/23/2023Referred to Capital Investment
See HF669


SF 560 Westrom; Anderson; Dornink
HF 1794 Anderson, P. H.
Revisor No.: 23-02512
Topic: Agriculture and Agriculture Department
Short Description: Eligibility expansion for beginning farmer tax credits
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/23/2023338Introduction and first reading 
01/23/2023Referred to Agriculture, Broadband, and Rural Development


SF 581 Westrom
HF 1956 Franson
Revisor No.: 23-02517
Topic: Education and Education Department
Short Description: Short-call substitute teacher licensing provisions for rural Minnesota establishment
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/23/2023342Introduction and first reading 
01/23/2023Referred to Education Policy


SF 582 Westrom
Revisor No.: 23-02513
Topic: Adoption
Short Description: Adoption rights and required processes for prospective parents with deafness, blindness or physical disability specification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/23/2023342Introduction and first reading 
01/23/2023Referred to Health and Human Services


SF 806 Westrom
HF 1051 Anderson, P. H.
Revisor No.: 23-02528
Topic: Economic Development
Short Description: Glenwood Central Square Cultural and Civic Center bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/26/2023415Introduction and first reading 
01/26/2023Referred to Capital Investment
12/31/1969See 
See HF670


SF 807 Westrom
HF 1050 Anderson, P. H.
Revisor No.: 23-02519
Topic: Natural Resources and Natural Resources Department
Short Description: Landowner requests for review of public water inventory errors authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/26/2023415Introduction and first reading 
01/26/2023Referred to Environment, Climate, and Legacy


SF 808 Westrom
HF 1035 Anderson, P. H.
Revisor No.: 23-02518
Topic: Natural Resources and Natural Resources Department
Short Description: Beardsley Dry Lake system repairs appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/26/2023415Introduction and first reading 
01/26/2023Referred to Environment, Climate, and Legacy
See HF669


SF 809 Westrom
HF 217 Franson
Revisor No.: 23-00060
Topic: Fire and Firefighters
Short Description: Public Employees Retirement Association statewide volunteer firefighter plan service counted in determining vesting in a retirement benefit modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/26/2023415Introduction and first reading 
01/26/2023Referred to State and Local Government and Veterans
See HF2950


SF 810 Westrom
HF 895 Anderson, P. H.
Revisor No.: 23-01890
Topic: Human Services and Human Services Department
Short Description: Big Stone County intermediate care facility for persons with developmental disabilities rate increase authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/26/2023416Introduction and first reading 
01/26/2023Referred to Human Services


SF 811 Westrom
HF 1953 Franson
Revisor No.: 23-02523
Topic: Education-Higher
Short Description: Higher education immunizations exemption expansion
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/26/2023416Introduction and first reading 
01/26/2023Referred to Higher Education


SF 904 Westrom; Howe
HF 1795 Anderson, P. H.
Revisor No.: 23-01704
Topic: Highways, Roads, and Bridges
Short Description: Freeport I-94 interchange construction bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/30/2023523Introduction and first reading 
01/30/2023Referred to Transportation


SF 905 Westrom; Koran; Howe
HF 1952 Franson
Revisor No.: 23-02524
Topic: Elections
Short Description: Procedure for the chair of either of the state's two largest major political parties to request a forensic audit of a state primary or state general election establishment
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/30/2023523Introduction and first reading 
01/30/2023Referred to Elections
02/02/2023606Author added Howe


SF 906 Westrom; Eichorn
HF 1966 Anderson, P. H.
Revisor No.: 23-02521
Topic: Taxation
Short Description: Property tax rebate authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/30/2023523Introduction and first reading 
01/30/2023Referred to Taxes


SF 909 Westrom
Revisor No.: 23-02527
Topic: Education and Education Department
Short Description: Teacher shortage loan forgiveness eligibility to include nonpublic schools modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/30/2023524Introduction and first reading 
01/30/2023Referred to Higher Education


SF 1062 Westrom; Rest; Klein
HF 1955 Franson
Revisor No.: 23-01624
Topic: Taxation
Short Description: Requirement repeal for June accelerated payments for cigarette and tobacco taxes and liquor taxes
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/01/2023569Introduction and first reading 
02/01/2023Referred to Taxes
02/08/2023746Authors added Rest; Klein


SF 1063 Westrom; Putnam; Weber; Nelson
HF 1793 Anderson, P. H.
Revisor No.: 23-02522
Topic: Taxation
Short Description: Exemption provision for fiber and conduit used in broadband and Internet access services
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/01/2023569Introduction and first reading 
02/01/2023Referred to Taxes
03/08/20231439Authors added Putnam; Weber
03/09/20231480Author added Nelson


SF 1349 Westrom; Putnam; Rasmusson
HF 1362 Wolgamott
Revisor No.: 23-00605
Topic: Pollution and Pollution Control Agency
Short Description: Regional waste diversion and infrastructure bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/06/2023684Introduction and first reading 
02/06/2023Referred to Capital Investment
03/01/20231205Author added Rasmusson
See HF670


SF 1441 Westrom; Koran
HF 1954 Franson
Revisor No.: 23-02531
Topic: Data Practices and Privacy
Short Description: Online content discrimination prohibition
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/08/2023745Introduction and first reading 
02/08/2023Referred to Judiciary and Public Safety


SF 1617 Westrom
Revisor No.: 23-02529
Topic: Courts
Short Description: Administering controlled substances without a prescription crime creation; bill of rights for protected persons violation crime creation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/13/2023806Introduction and first reading 
02/13/2023Referred to Judiciary and Public Safety


SF 1618 Westrom
HF 2024 Anderson, P. H.
Revisor No.: 23-02638
Topic: Public Safety and Public Safety Department
Short Description: Statewide public safety radio communication system equipment grant program and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/13/2023806Introduction and first reading 
02/13/2023Referred to Judiciary and Public Safety
See SF2909


SF 1643 Westrom
HF 1915 Franson
Revisor No.: 23-02511
Topic: Drugs and Medicine
Short Description: Pharmacist authorization to prescribe, dispense, and administer hydroxychloroquine and ivermectin for preexposure prophylaxis use, postexposure prophylaxis use or the treatment of COVID-19
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/16/2023841Introduction and first reading 
02/16/2023Referred to Health and Human Services


SF 1644 Westrom
HF 537 Franson
Revisor No.: 23-02111
Topic: Transportation and Transportation Department
Short Description: New culvert under U.S. Highway 29 bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/16/2023841Introduction and first reading 
02/16/2023Referred to Transportation
See HF670


SF 1645 Westrom
Revisor No.: 23-02530
Topic: Commerce and Commerce Department
Short Description: Protections related to unauthorized transfers extension to accounts held by certain small businesses
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/16/2023841Introduction and first reading 
02/16/2023Referred to Commerce and Consumer Protection


SF 1646 Westrom
HF 1143 Anderson, P. H.
Revisor No.: 23-02855
Topic: Education-Higher
Short Description: Multi-Ethnic Resource Center appropriation on Morris campus for the University of Minnesota
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/16/2023841Introduction and first reading 
02/16/2023Referred to Capital Investment


SF 1724 Westrom
HF 2002 Franson
Revisor No.: 23-03580
Topic: Transportation and Transportation Department
Short Description: Alexandria Interstate Highway 94 and Lake Burgen rest area interchange project appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/16/2023854Introduction and first reading 
02/16/2023Referred to Transportation


SF 1978 Westrom
HF 1307 Quam
Revisor No.: 23-01326
Topic: Government-Local
Short Description: Retention elections requirement for persons appointed to certain county offices
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/20/2023925Introduction and first reading 
02/20/2023Referred to State and Local Government and Veterans


SF 1979 Westrom
HF 1951 Franson
Revisor No.: 23-03818
Topic: Education and Education Department
Short Description: CPR and AED instruction provisions modification to include the Health and Safety Institute
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/20/2023925Introduction and first reading 
02/20/2023Referred to Education Policy


SF 2507 Westrom; Putnam; Housley; Nelson
HF 2407 Reyer
Revisor No.: 23-03535
Topic: Employment and Economic Development Department
Short Description: Carts to Careers grant appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/06/20231337Introduction and first reading 
03/06/2023Referred to Jobs and Economic Development
03/27/20232728Author added Nelson
See SF3035


SF 2517 Westrom
HF 2140 Anderson, P. H.
Revisor No.: 23-03786
Topic: Agriculture and Agriculture Department
Short Description: Compensation for crop damage caused by deer requirement and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/06/20231339Introduction and first reading 
03/06/2023Referred to Agriculture, Broadband, and Rural Development


SF 2526 Westrom
HF 1882 Anderson, P. H.
Revisor No.: 23-02869
Topic: Health and Health Department
Short Description: Certain health care providers requirement to provide patients with information about diagnosis, treatment and prognosis orally and in writing
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/06/20231340Introduction and first reading 
03/06/2023Referred to Health and Human Services


SF 2527 Westrom; Eichorn
HF 2530 Franson
Revisor No.: 23-02759
Topic: Consumer Protection
Short Description: Consumer Choice of Fuel Act
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/06/20231341Introduction and first reading 
03/06/2023Referred to Commerce and Consumer Protection


SF 2528 Westrom
Revisor No.: 23-03865
Topic: Human Services and Human Services Department
Short Description: Child care provider licensing modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/06/20231341Introduction and first reading 
03/06/2023Referred to Health and Human Services


SF 2642 Westrom
Revisor No.: 23-02525
Topic: Elections
Short Description: Noncampaign disbursements permission for child care costs and for costs incurred due to a candidate's disability
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/06/20231361Introduction and first reading 
03/06/2023Referred to Elections


SF 2643 Westrom
HF 1682 Anderson, P. H.
Revisor No.: 23-03238
Topic: Education and Education Department
Short Description: Minnesota schools authorization to serve two percent and whole milk to kindergarten students as part of the state-sponsored school milk program
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/06/20231361Introduction and first reading 
03/06/2023Referred to Education Policy
See HF2497


SF 2950 Westrom
HF 2932 Franson
Revisor No.: 23-04560
Topic: Fire and Firefighters
Short Description: Carlos fire hall appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/16/20231952Introduction and first reading 
03/16/2023Referred to Capital Investment


SF 2951 Westrom
HF 2049 Anderson, P. H.
Revisor No.: 23-03778
Topic: Courts
Short Description: Liability of certain entities for death or injury due to livestock activities modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/16/20231952Introduction and first reading 
03/16/2023Referred to Judiciary and Public Safety


SF 3033 Westrom
HF 3010 Franson
Revisor No.: 23-04379
Topic: Public Safety and Public Safety Department
Short Description: Altering of a flag clarification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/22/20232200Introduction and first reading 
03/22/2023Referred to Judiciary and Public Safety


SF 3321 Westrom; Dibble; Jasinski; Limmer; Dziedzic
HF 3303 Anderson, P. H.
Revisor No.: 23-05020
Topic: Transportation and Transportation Department
Short Description: Designating an overpass in Pope County as the Deputy Josh Owen Memorial Overpass
DATED-PG ACTIONS
05/03/20236973Introduction and first reading 
05/03/2023Referred to Rules and Administration
05/04/20237018Author added Dziedzic
See HF2887


SF 3609 Westrom; Koran; Drazkowski; Bahr; Lieske
HF 4067 Anderson, P. H.
Revisor No.: 24-06055
Topic: Athletics
Short Description: American Indian mascot prohibition repeal
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/15/202411585Introduction and first reading 
02/15/2024Referred to Education Policy


SF 3610 Westrom; Koran; Drazkowski; Bahr; Lieske
HF 4064 Anderson, P. H.
Revisor No.: 24-06054
Topic: Athletics
Short Description: Exemption requirements amendment for American Indian mascots
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/15/202411585Introduction and first reading 
02/15/2024Referred to Education Policy


SF 3872 Westrom; Rasmusson; Utke
HF 3618 Franson
Revisor No.: 24-06213
Topic: Education-Higher
Short Description: Alexandria Technical and Community College campus improvements bond issuance and appropriations
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/19/202411638Introduction and first reading 
02/19/2024Referred to Capital Investment


SF 4151 Westrom; Rasmusson
HF 3829 Franson
Revisor No.: 24-06749
Topic: Watershed Districts
Short Description: Alexandria Lake Area Sanitary District bond issuance and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/22/202411719Introduction and first reading 
02/22/2024Referred to Capital Investment


SF 4152 Westrom; Howe
HF 4065 Anderson, P. H.
Revisor No.: 24-07008
Topic: Agriculture and Agriculture Department
Short Description: Live Cervidae importation authorization to certain accredited facilities
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/22/202411719Introduction and first reading 
02/22/2024Referred to Agriculture, Broadband, and Rural Development
02/26/202411826Author added Howe


SF 4288 Westrom; Anderson; Gustafson; Putnam; Draheim
HF 3616 Franson
Revisor No.: 24-05235
Topic: Agriculture and Agriculture Department
Short Description: Agricultural cooperatives reporting of certain financial information to members requirement provision
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/26/202411818Introduction and first reading 
02/26/2024Referred to Agriculture, Broadband, and Rural Development
03/04/202411922Author added Draheim
03/07/202411936Comm report: To pass and re-referred to Judiciary and Public Safety


SF 4289 Westrom
HF 3944 Franson
Revisor No.: 24-06787
Topic: Waste and Waste Management
Short Description: Pope-Douglas Solid Waste Management materials recovery facility bond issuance and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/26/202411818Introduction and first reading 
02/26/2024Referred to Capital Investment


SF 4290 Westrom
HF 3619 Franson
Revisor No.: 24-06326
Topic: Firearms and Weapons
Short Description: Discharging firearms near livestock corrals restrictions modifications
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/26/202411819Introduction and first reading 
02/26/2024Referred to Environment, Climate, and Legacy


SF 4291 Westrom; Dornink; Gustafson; Anderson; Putnam
HF 4144 Franson
Revisor No.: 24-06772
Topic: Food and Nutrition
Short Description: Cell-cultured products and products derived from insect protein regulations provision (G.R.O.S.S. Act)
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/26/202411819Introduction and first reading 
02/26/2024Referred to Agriculture, Broadband, and Rural Development


SF 4294 Westrom
HF 4479 Franson
Revisor No.: 24-06286
Topic: Health and Health Department
Short Description: Rural dental professional loan forgiveness program establishment and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/26/202411819Introduction and first reading 
02/26/2024Referred to Health and Human Services


SF 4518 Westrom
HF 4330 Anderson, P. H.
Revisor No.: 24-07244
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: City of Benson Mini Sota Agricultural Children's Museum appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/04/202411904Introduction and first reading 
03/04/2024Referred to Environment, Climate, and Legacy


SF 4520 Westrom
HF 4751 Franson
Revisor No.: 24-07248
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: City of Alexandria Runestone Community Center renovation appropriation extension provision
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/04/202411904Introduction and first reading 
03/04/2024Referred to Capital Investment


SF 4521 Westrom
HF 4143 Franson
Revisor No.: 24-06968
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: City of Alexandria Runestone Community Center bond issuance and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/04/202411904Introduction and first reading 
03/04/2024Referred to Capital Investment


SF 4771 Westrom; Lieske; Wesenberg; Drazkowski
HF 4803 Olson, B.
Revisor No.: 24-06851
Topic: Commissions
Short Description: State flag and state seal designs adopted by the State Emblems Redesign Commission 2024 general election ballot questions placement requirement
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/07/202412061Introduction and first reading 
03/07/2024Referred to State and Local Government and Veterans
03/21/202412536Motion did not prevail to withdraw and be placed on General Orders


SF 4839 Westrom; Dibble; Jasinski; Howe
HF 4917 Murphy
Revisor No.: 24-07627
Topic: Transportation and Transportation Department
Short Description: County pilot projects that improve access to dynamic transportation options grant program establishment and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/11/202412138Introduction and first reading 
03/11/2024Referred to Transportation


SF 4990 Westrom
HF 4769 Hudella
Revisor No.: 24-07284
Topic: Veterans and Veterans Affairs Department
Short Description: Eagle's Healing Nest appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/14/202412269Introduction and first reading 
03/14/2024Referred to State and Local Government and Veterans
03/25/202412893Withdrawn and returned to author 


SF 4991 Westrom
HF 4507 Anderson, P. H.
Revisor No.: 24-07344
Topic: Boards
Short Description: Swift County board members of a hospital number requirement modifications
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/14/202412270Introduction and first reading 
03/14/2024Referred to State and Local Government and Veterans


SF 5052 Westrom
HF 5067 Anderson, P. H.
Revisor No.: 24-07810
Topic: Education and Education Department
Short Description: City of Benson Independent School District No.777 American Indian mascot removal and replacement costs appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/18/202412412Introduction and first reading 
03/18/2024Referred to Education Finance


SF 5053 Westrom
HF 5014 Fischer
Revisor No.: 24-07686
Topic: Natural Resources and Natural Resources Department
Short Description: Aggregate resource inventory appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/18/202412412Introduction and first reading 
03/18/2024Referred to Environment, Climate, and Legacy


SF 5096 Westrom; Koran; Drazkowski; Lieske; Eichorn
HF 5094 Franson
Revisor No.: 24-07817
Topic: Government-Local
Short Description: State funds prohibition to sanctuary cities
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/20/202412446Introduction and first reading 
03/20/2024Referred to State and Local Government and Veterans


SF 5134 Westrom
HF 5111 Anderson, P. H.
Revisor No.: 24-07903
Topic: Natural Resources and Natural Resources Department
Short Description: Spring Hill park improvements appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/20/202412452Introduction and first reading 
03/20/2024Referred to Environment, Climate, and Legacy


SF 5459 Westrom
HF 5386 Franson
Revisor No.: 24-08175
Topic: Education and Education Department
Short Description: Alternate placement of a student by a district authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
04/18/202414377Introduction and first reading 
04/18/2024Referred to Education Policy