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2019 - 2020
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MINNESOTA SENATE 91st LEGISLATURE

AUTHOR LIST


2019 - 2020

Torres Ray
Chief and Co-Author List
Monday, June 24, 2019


SF 122 Clausen; Wiger; Torres Ray; Cwodzinski
Revisor No.: 19-1256
Topic: Education and Education Department (MDE)
Short Description: General education basic formula allowance increase and inflationary increases authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/14/201980Introduction and first reading 
01/14/2019Referred to E-12 Finance and Policy
01/17/2019119Author added Torres Ray
01/22/2019141Author added Cwodzinski


SF 163 Marty; Carlson; Torres Ray; Cwodzinski
Revisor No.: 19-0326
Topic: Transportation and Transportation Department (DOT)
Short Description: Metropolitan council transit fare reduction requirement and appropriations
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/17/2019100Introduction and first reading 
01/17/2019Referred to Transportation Finance and Policy


SF 164 Marty; Newton; Klein; Eaton; Torres Ray
Revisor No.: 19-2062
Topic: Health-Mental Health
Short Description: Conversion therapy for children or vulnerable adults, medical assistance (MA) coverage, and services or products misrepresentation prohibitions
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/17/2019100Introduction and first reading 
01/17/2019Referred to Health and Human Services Finance and Policy
01/22/2019142Author added Torres Ray


SF 186 Dibble; Wiklund; Kent; Torres Ray
Revisor No.: 19-1533
Topic: Constitutional Amendments
Short Description: Constitutional amendment providing gender equality under the law
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/17/2019103Introduction and first reading 
01/17/2019Referred to Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy


SF 187 Dziedzic; Pappas; Torres Ray
HF 217 Kunesh-Podein
Revisor No.: 19-1284
Topic: Education-Higher
Short Description: Affirmative consent standards in campus sexual assault policies requirement and appropriation; sexual violence grant program establishment and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/17/2019103Introduction and first reading 
01/17/2019Referred to Higher Education Finance and Policy
See SF2415, Art. 1, Sec. 2, Sub. 25-26


SF 188 Dziedzic; Kent; Pappas; Torres Ray; Wiklund
HF 250 Kunesh-Podein
Revisor No.: 19-0957
Topic: Education and Education Department (MDE)
Short Description: Affirmative consent educational instruction authorization and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/17/2019104Introduction and first reading 
01/17/2019Referred to E-12 Finance and Policy
01/22/2019142Author added Wiklund


SF 191 Dibble; Torres Ray
HF 159 Davnie
Revisor No.: 19-1275
Topic: Liquor
Short Description: Liquor producers providing liquor to nonprofit organizations for tasting events authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/17/2019104Introduction and first reading 
01/17/2019Referred to Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy


SF 229 Eichorn; Utke; Kent; Simonson; Torres Ray
HF 501 Persell
Revisor No.: 19-0874
Topic: Education and Education Department (MDE)
Short Description: Minnesota reading and math corps programs at American Indian-controlled tribal contract and grant schools appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/17/2019110Introduction and first reading 
01/17/2019Referred to E-12 Finance and Policy
02/11/2019340Author added Torres Ray


SF 231 Dibble; Hayden; Franzen; Champion; Torres Ray
Revisor No.: 19-1191
Topic: Immigrants and Aliens
Short Description: State and local officials scope of cooperation with federal immigration enforcement efforts modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/17/2019111Introduction and first reading 
01/17/2019Referred to Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy
See SF2226


SF 232 Dibble; Hayden; Franzen; Champion; Torres Ray
HF 2588 Long
Revisor No.: 19-1203
Topic: Public Safety and Public Safety Department (DPS)
Short Description: Peace officer-initiated use of force cases prosecuted by a special prosecutor requirement; special prosecution board and special prosecutorial office establishment and appropriation; grand jury use in certain peace-officer initiated uses of force prohibition
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/17/2019111Introduction and first reading 
01/17/2019Referred to Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy


SF 289 Clausen; Hayden; Torres Ray; Kent; Cwodzinski
Revisor No.: 19-1054
Topic: Education and Education Department (MDE)
Short Description: Cultural competency training for teacher licensure definition
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/22/2019123Introduction and first reading 
01/22/2019Referred to E-12 Finance and Policy
02/11/2019342Withdrawn and returned to author 


SF 323 Torres Ray; Marty
Revisor No.: 19-1371
Topic: Crimes and Criminals
Short Description: Affirmative consent instruction to prevent sexual assault requirement and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/22/2019129Introduction and first reading 
01/22/2019Referred to E-12 Finance and Policy
01/28/2019196Author added Marty


SF 340 Draheim; Pratt; Torres Ray; Clausen; Marty
HF 681 Tabke
Revisor No.: 19-1228
Topic: Children and Families
Short Description: Pregnant and parenting pupils transportation to certain qualifying educational programs requirement and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/22/2019132Introduction and first reading 
01/22/2019Referred to E-12 Finance and Policy
02/25/2019536Author added Marty


SF 344 Torres Ray; Pappas; Marty
HF 460 Moran
Revisor No.: 19-1052
Topic: Firearms and Weapons
Short Description: Resolution urging the adoption of new nuclear weapons policies
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/22/2019133Introduction and first reading 
01/22/2019Referred to State Government Finance and Policy and Elections
01/28/2019196Author added Marty


SF 366 Little; Abeler; Wiklund; Torres Ray; Carlson
HF 289 Mann
Revisor No.: 19-0294
Topic: Drugs and Medicine
Short Description: Diabetes prescription drugs cost reporting requirement
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/22/2019136Introduction and first reading 
01/22/2019Referred to Health and Human Services Finance and Policy


SF 369 Cwodzinski; Torres Ray; Little; Klein; Frentz
HF 26 Kunesh-Podein
Revisor No.: 19-1863
Topic: Education-Pre-Kindergarten-12
Short Description: School-linked mental health services grants, full-service community schools, support our students grants, homework starts with home program, collaborative urban educator program, grow your own pathways to teacher licensure funding and appropriations
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/22/2019137Introduction and first reading 
01/22/2019Referred to E-12 Finance and Policy
See First Special Session 2019, SF12, Art. 6, Sec. 2


SF 400 Ruud; Franzen; Anderson, P.; Kent; Torres Ray
HF 292 Kunesh-Podein
Revisor No.: 19-1692
Topic: Associations and Societies
Short Description: Girl Scouts River Valleys ConnectZ program grant appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/24/2019150Introduction and first reading 
01/24/2019Referred to E-12 Finance and Policy


SF 424 Marty; Dibble; Torres Ray; Dziedzic
HF 1908 Hansen
Revisor No.: 19-0397
Topic: Fertilizers and Pesticides
Short Description: False labeling of certain pesticide-treated plants as pollinator friendly prohibition
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/24/2019154Introduction and first reading 
01/24/2019Referred to Agriculture, Rural Development, and Housing Policy


SF 501 Dibble; Marty; Pappas; Torres Ray; Champion
HF 2376 Gomez
Revisor No.: 19-1375
Topic: Law Enforcement
Short Description: Law enforcement citizen oversight councils local government units establishment; appropriations
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/28/2019174Introduction and first reading 
01/28/2019Referred to Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy


SF 507 Wiger; Franzen; Torres Ray; Hayden; Kent
HF 2115 Christensen
Revisor No.: 19-2039
Topic: Education-Pre-Kindergarten-12
Short Description: Area learning centers (ALC) funding increase and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/28/2019175Introduction and first reading 
01/28/2019Referred to E-12 Finance and Policy


SF 508 Torres Ray; Wiger; Kent; Wiklund
Revisor No.: 19-1300
Topic: Education-Pre-Kindergarten-12
Short Description: Elementary school students recess policy adoption by school districts requirement
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/28/2019175Introduction and first reading 
01/28/2019Referred to E-12 Finance and Policy


SF 509 Torres Ray; Cohen; Newton
HF 1904 Lee
Revisor No.: 19-1301
Topic: Education-Higher
Short Description: Pell grant stipend modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/28/2019175Introduction and first reading 
01/28/2019Referred to Higher Education Finance and Policy


SF 510 Torres Ray; Dibble; Carlson; Franzen
HF 365 Davnie
Revisor No.: 19-0737
Topic: Drivers Licenses, Training, and ID Cards
Short Description: Diabetes mellitus drivers license rules repeal
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/28/2019175Introduction and first reading 
01/28/2019Referred to Transportation Finance and Policy


SF 511 Torres Ray; Wiger; Kent
HF 1145 Dehn
Revisor No.: 19-1368
Topic: Education and Education Department (MDE)
Short Description: Extended time revenue for summer programs for students placed at correctional facilities authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/28/2019176Introduction and first reading 
01/28/2019Referred to E-12 Finance and Policy


SF 515 Torres Ray; Eichorn; Latz; Limmer; Franzen
HF 70 Kunesh-Podein
Revisor No.: 19-1460
Topic: Task Forces
Short Description: Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women task force establishment and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/28/2019176Introduction and first reading 
01/28/2019Referred to Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy
See First Special Session 2019, SF8, Art. 1, Sec. 12(c), Art. 2, Sec. 28


SF 614 Laine; Koran; Torres Ray
Revisor No.: 19-1471
Topic: Housing and Housing Finance Agency (HFA)
Short Description: Manufactured home park residents opportunity to purchase authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/28/2019192Introduction and first reading 
01/28/2019Referred to Agriculture, Rural Development, and Housing Policy
01/31/2019229Author added Torres Ray


SF 615 Laine; Koran; Torres Ray
HF 1571 Howard
Revisor No.: 19-1472
Topic: Housing and Housing Finance Agency (HFA)
Short Description: Manufactured home park procedures for closing or modifying use of modifications
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/28/2019193Introduction and first reading 
01/28/2019Referred to Agriculture, Rural Development, and Housing Policy
01/31/2019229Author added Torres Ray
See First Special Session 2019, SF1, Art. 6, Sec. 11-14, 61


SF 622 Marty; Torres Ray; Eaton; Laine
HF 1836 Mariani
Revisor No.: 19-1170
Topic: Government-State
Short Description: Minimum wage phased-in increase; federal social security tax loophole closure; child care assistance expansion; Minnesota family investment program (MFIP) cash grant increase; working family tax credit program increase; basic sliding fee child care assistance program forecasting
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/28/2019194Introduction and first reading 
01/28/2019Referred to Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy


SF 623 Marty; Torres Ray; Eaton; Laine
HF 1465 Wazlawik
Revisor No.: 19-1497
Topic: Taxation-Income
Short Description: Working family individual income tax credit modification and inflation adjustment repeal
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/28/2019194Introduction and first reading 
01/28/2019Referred to Taxes


SF 624 Marty; Torres Ray; Eaton; Laine
HF 1272 Hausman
Revisor No.: 19-1168
Topic: Human Services and Human Services Department (DHS)
Short Description: Minnesota family investment program (MFIP) transitional standard increase
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/28/2019195Introduction and first reading 
01/28/2019Referred to Human Services Reform Finance and Policy


SF 625 Marty; Torres Ray; Eaton; Laine
HF 1703 Richardson
Revisor No.: 19-1169
Topic: Children and Families
Short Description: Low-income workers increased child care assistance and child care assistance reimbursement rates; basic sliding fee child care assistance program forecasting
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/28/2019195Introduction and first reading 
01/28/2019Referred to Human Services Reform Finance and Policy


SF 626 Marty; Torres Ray; Eaton; Laine
HF 1669 Her
Revisor No.: 19-1171
Topic: Wages and Salaries
Short Description: Minimum wage phased-in increase
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/28/2019195Introduction and first reading 
01/28/2019Referred to Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy


SF 627 Marty; Torres Ray; Carlson; Simonson; Dibble
HF 973 Persell
Revisor No.: 19-1285
Topic: Pollution and Pollution Control Agency (PCA)
Short Description: Pollution control agency citizens board reinstatement
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/28/2019195Introduction and first reading 
01/28/2019Referred to Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance


SF 652 Torres Ray; Dibble; Franzen
HF 895 Hornstein
Revisor No.: 19-1380
Topic: Railroads, Rail Lines, and LRT
Short Description: State rail safety inspection program modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/31/2019210Introduction and first reading 
01/31/2019Referred to Transportation Finance and Policy


SF 696 Koran; Ingebrigtsen; Torres Ray; Hawj; Westrom
HF 2249 Gomez
Revisor No.: 19-1824
Topic: Health and Health Department (MDH)
Short Description: Eyelash extensions practitioners salon licensing provisions repeal
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/31/2019217Introduction and first reading 
01/31/2019Referred to State Government Finance and Policy and Elections
02/18/2019441Author added Westrom


SF 723 Little; Torres Ray; Wiger; Franzen; Cwodzinski
HF 782 Lee
Revisor No.: 19-0325
Topic: Education and Education Department (MDE)
Short Description: Adult English learner programs grants appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/31/2019222Introduction and first reading 
01/31/2019Referred to E-12 Finance and Policy


SF 731 Hall; Pappas; Torres Ray; Relph; Hoffman
HF 734 Gomez
Revisor No.: 19-2363
Topic: Crimes and Criminals-Sexual Offenses
Short Description: Sex offenses statute of limitations elimination
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/31/2019223Introduction and first reading 
01/31/2019Referred to Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy
03/13/2019868Chief author stricken, shown as co-author Pappas
03/13/2019Chief author added Hall


SF 774 Koran; Draheim; Torres Ray; Newman; Westrom
HF 140 Moran
Revisor No.: 19-1467
Topic: Health and Health Department (MDH)
Short Description: Hair braiders exemption from cosmetology registration requirements
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/04/2019240Introduction and first reading 
02/04/2019Referred to State Government Finance and Policy and Elections
02/18/2019442Author added Westrom


SF 790 Draheim; Anderson, P.; Champion; Torres Ray; Hall
HF 678 Davnie
Revisor No.: 19-2080
Topic: Corrections and Corrections Department (DOC)
Short Description: Job skills training for recently released inmates appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/04/2019242Introduction and first reading 
02/04/2019Referred to Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy


SF 798 Torres Ray; Wiger; Kent; Dziedzic
HF 1052 Noor
Revisor No.: 19-1370
Topic: Education and Education Department (MDE)
Short Description: Students with interrupted formal education participation in early middle college program for one additional year authorization and permanency
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/04/2019244Introduction and first reading 
02/04/2019Referred to E-12 Finance and Policy
02/11/2019341Author added Dziedzic


SF 822 Torres Ray; Clausen; Wiger; Cwodzinski; Dziedzic
Revisor No.: 19-1367
Topic: Education-Higher
Short Description: Collaborative urban educator program appropriation and reporting
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/04/2019248Introduction and first reading 
02/04/2019Referred to E-12 Finance and Policy
02/11/2019341Author added Dziedzic


SF 945 Torres Ray; Latz
Revisor No.: 19-1299
Topic: Education and Education Department (MDE)
Short Description: Early care and education department establishment
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/07/2019293Introduction and first reading 
02/07/2019Referred to E-12 Finance and Policy
03/04/2019640Author added Latz


SF 946 Torres Ray
HF 367 Davnie
Revisor No.: 19-0732
Topic: Banks and Financial Institutions
Short Description: Exodus lending grant for payday loan resolution and financial stability programs appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/07/2019293Introduction and first reading 
02/07/2019Referred to Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy


SF 1012 Torres Ray; Franzen; Hawj; Abeler; Anderson, P.
HF 824 Kunesh-Podein
Revisor No.: 19-3020
Topic: Education and Education Department (MDE)
Short Description: Increase Teachers of Color Act strengthening and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/07/2019304Introduction and first reading 
02/07/2019Referred to E-12 Finance and Policy
02/14/2019402Author added Abeler
03/13/2019868Author added Anderson, P.


SF 1078 Torres Ray; Cwodzinski; Wiklund; Wiger; Little
HF 1671 Youakim
Revisor No.: 19-3154
Topic: Energy
Short Description: Biomass as an eligible energy technology definition modification; renewable sources energy supply proportion increase and goals achievement target dates determination
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/11/2019328Introduction and first reading 
02/11/2019Referred to Energy and Utilities Finance and Policy


SF 1087 Eaton; Dibble; Marty; Pappas; Torres Ray
Revisor No.: 19-2458
Topic: Mines and Mining
Short Description: Sulfide ore bodies mining permits restrictions imposition
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/11/2019330Introduction and first reading 
02/11/2019Referred to Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance


SF 1123 Franzen; Torres Ray; Pappas; Eaton; Hawj
HF 841 Moran
Revisor No.: 19-2891
Topic: Minorities and Protected Groups
Short Description: Women of Color Opportunity Act
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/11/2019336Introduction and first reading 
02/11/2019Referred to Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy


SF 1127 Torres Ray; Hayden; Klein; Cwodzinski
Revisor No.: 19-2478
Topic: Insurance-Health
Short Description: Minnesota health plan, health board, health fund, office of health quality and planning, ombudsman for patient advocacy, and auditor general for the Minnesota health plan establishment
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/11/2019336Introduction and first reading 
02/11/2019Referred to Health and Human Services Finance and Policy


SF 1159 Chamberlain; Kiffmeyer; Senjem; Eichorn; Torres Ray
HF 974 Runbeck
Revisor No.: 19-3112
Topic: Telecommunications, Computers, and Information Technology
Short Description: Social media platform specific warning when social media account is accessed requirement
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/14/2019374Introduction and first reading 
02/14/2019Referred to Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy


SF 1201 Wiklund; Torres Ray
HF 1068 Howard
Revisor No.: 19-3369
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: Richfield 77th Street extension bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/14/2019381Introduction and first reading 
02/14/2019Referred to Capital Investment


SF 1226 Hall; Goggin; Ruud; Cwodzinski; Torres Ray
HF 1341 Wazlawik
Revisor No.: 19-2915
Topic: Children and Families
Short Description: Water safety grant program appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/14/2019385Introduction and first reading 
02/14/2019Referred to Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance


SF 1251 Eaton; Marty; Franzen; Pappas; Torres Ray
Revisor No.: 19-2460
Topic: Native Americans
Short Description: American Indian and Indigenous Peoples Day establishment
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/14/2019389Introduction and first reading 
02/14/2019Referred to State Government Finance and Policy and Elections


SF 1268 Senjem; Torres Ray
HF 1723 Claflin
Revisor No.: 19-3477
Topic: Commissions
Short Description: Mississippi River parkway commission member terms modification; expiration date repeal; trunk highway fund appropriations modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/14/2019392Introduction and first reading 
02/14/2019Referred to Transportation Finance and Policy


SF 1284 Torres Ray; Wiklund; Laine
Revisor No.: 19-2827
Topic: Firearms and Weapons
Short Description: Firearms transfers and private party firearms transfers criminal background checks requirement
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/14/2019395Introduction and first reading 
02/14/2019Referred to Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy


SF 1286 Rest; Dibble; Torres Ray; Carlson
Revisor No.: 19-2829
Topic: Firearms and Weapons
Short Description: People posing a significant danger by firearm possession; law enforcement and family members court petition to prohibit possession authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/14/2019395Introduction and first reading 
02/14/2019Referred to Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy


SF 1306 Nelson; Franzen; Eichorn; Torres Ray; Anderson, P.
Revisor No.: 19-3083
Topic: Children and Families
Short Description: Early learning scholarships child and program eligibility and commissioner designation authority modifications; early childhood screening requirements for children with an early learning scholarship clarification; appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/14/2019399Introduction and first reading 
02/14/2019Referred to E-12 Finance and Policy


SF 1373 Pappas; Wiklund; Kent; Torres Ray; Laine
Revisor No.: 19-3078
Topic: Crimes and Criminals-Victims
Short Description: Violence against women awareness and prevention month designation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/18/2019425Introduction and first reading 
02/18/2019Referred to State Government Finance and Policy and Elections


SF 1379 Eichorn; Dziedzic; Torres Ray; Senjem; Ruud
HF 1441 Lee
Revisor No.: 19-3133
Topic: Recreation, Tourism, and Amusement
Short Description: Wilderness Inquiry Canoemobile program appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/18/2019426Introduction and first reading 
02/18/2019Referred to Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance


SF 1392 Pappas; Hawj; Torres Ray; Eaton; Koran
HF 1074 Xiong, J.
Revisor No.: 19-3178
Topic: Arts
Short Description: Hmong Cultural Center Museum and Library appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/18/2019428Introduction and first reading 
02/18/2019Referred to Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance
02/27/2019561Author added Torres Ray
03/04/2019640Author added Eaton
03/07/2019715Author added Koran


SF 1397 Eaton; Torres Ray; Carlson
HF 1846 Sandell
Revisor No.: 19-3257
Topic: Health and Health Department (MDH)
Short Description: Annual drinking water service connection fee increase
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/18/2019429Introduction and first reading 
02/18/2019Referred to Health and Human Services Finance and Policy


SF 1398 Torres Ray; Hayden
HF 1607 Claflin
Revisor No.: 19-3339
Topic: Recreation, Tourism, and Amusement
Short Description: Velodrome for track cycling appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/18/2019429Introduction and first reading 
02/18/2019Referred to State Government Finance and Policy and Elections
03/21/20191237Author added Hayden


SF 1399 Wiklund; Simonson; Franzen; Torres Ray; Tomassoni
HF 389 Carlson, A.
Revisor No.: 19-0779
Topic: Food and Nutrition
Short Description: Food shelf programs appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/18/2019429Introduction and first reading 
02/18/2019Referred to Human Services Reform Finance and Policy


SF 1400 Torres Ray; Dibble
HF 1368 Poston
Revisor No.: 19-3267
Topic: Environment
Short Description: Environmental quality board (EQB) assessment of the effects of flooding, drought, land use, and population changes on natural resource requirement
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/18/2019429Introduction and first reading 
02/18/2019Referred to Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance


SF 1401 Torres Ray; Eaton; Carlson; Dibble
Revisor No.: 19-3259
Topic: Water and Water Resources
Short Description: Clean and sustainable sources of groundwater appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/18/2019429Introduction and first reading 
02/18/2019Referred to Environment and Natural Resources Finance


SF 1402 Torres Ray; Eaton; Dibble
Revisor No.: 19-3258
Topic: Metropolitan Council
Short Description: Metropolitan Council to finance private infrastructure improvements to reduce inflow and infiltration in the regional wastewater collection system authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/18/2019429Introduction and first reading 
02/18/2019Referred to Local Government


SF 1403 Torres Ray; Eaton; Dibble
HF 1314 Lippert
Revisor No.: 19-3265
Topic: Water and Water Resources
Short Description: Source water protection program expansion to include rivers and sources of drinking water for private wells
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/18/2019429Introduction and first reading 
02/18/2019Referred to Health and Human Services Finance and Policy


SF 1418 Eaton; Torres Ray; Dibble
HF 1609 Brand
Revisor No.: 19-3270
Topic: Water and Soil Conservation
Short Description: Soil health statewide action plan appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/18/2019432Introduction and first reading 
02/18/2019Referred to Environment and Natural Resources Finance


SF 1419 Eaton; Torres Ray; Dibble
HF 1365 Poston
Revisor No.: 19-3268
Topic: Boards
Short Description: Environmental quality board (EQB) plan development for state lake protection requirement
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/18/2019432Introduction and first reading 
02/18/2019Referred to Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance


SF 1420 Eaton; Torres Ray; Carlson; Dibble
Revisor No.: 19-3266
Topic: Water and Water Resources
Short Description: Drinking water and wastewater infrastructure appropriations
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/18/2019432Introduction and first reading 
02/18/2019Referred to Environment and Natural Resources Finance


SF 1435 Cwodzinski; Kent; Clausen; Torres Ray; Wiger
HF 837 Sandstede
Revisor No.: 19-2783
Topic: Children and Families
Short Description: Early childhood developmental screening appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/18/2019435Introduction and first reading 
02/18/2019Referred to E-12 Finance and Policy
02/21/2019492Author added Wiger


SF 1489 Torres Ray; Senjem; Marty; Rosen; Dibble
HF 2218 Richardson
Revisor No.: 19-3590
Topic: Energy
Short Description: Energy grantees annual diversity report submission requirement
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/21/2019469Introduction and first reading 
02/21/2019Referred to Energy and Utilities Finance and Policy


SF 1498 Torres Ray; Benson; Hoffman; Clausen; Dibble
HF 802 Urdahl
Revisor No.: 19-2433
Topic: Education and Education Department (MDE)
Short Description: Erin's Law personal safety instruction for K-12 students requirement and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/21/2019471Introduction and first reading 
02/21/2019Referred to E-12 Finance and Policy


SF 1499 Cwodzinski; Isaacson; Wiger; Torres Ray; Kent
HF 1116 Lee
Revisor No.: 19-3135
Topic: Education and Education Department (MDE)
Short Description: Education licensure requirements provisions modifications
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/21/2019471Introduction and first reading 
02/21/2019Referred to E-12 Finance and Policy


SF 1500 Chamberlain; Torres Ray
HF 1382 Richardson
Revisor No.: 19-3469
Topic: Education and Education Department (MDE)
Short Description: Charter schools special education services for deaf or hard-of-hearing students at early ages authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/21/2019471Introduction and first reading 
02/21/2019Referred to E-12 Finance and Policy


SF 1560 Klein; Kent; Bigham; Torres Ray; Rest
HF 1355 Claflin
Revisor No.: 19-3604
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: South St. Paul women's suffrage memorial bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/21/2019481Introduction and first reading 
02/21/2019Referred to Capital Investment


SF 1617 Marty; Laine; Hawj; Torres Ray
HF 1346 Kunesh-Podein
Revisor No.: 19-1539
Topic: Native Americans
Short Description: Dakota and Ojibwe indigenous language recognition
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/21/2019490Introduction and first reading 
02/21/2019Referred to State Government Finance and Policy and Elections


SF 1648 Hayden; Wiger; Torres Ray; Dziedzic; Latz
HF 1501 Davnie
Revisor No.: 19-0802
Topic: Banks and Financial Institutions
Short Description: Consumer short-term and small loans interest rates regulation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/25/2019520Introduction and first reading 
02/25/2019Referred to Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy


SF 1656 Dziedzic; Torres Ray; Dibble; Hayden
HF 1091 Noor
Revisor No.: 19-3208
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: Minneapolis park and recreation board youth employment program Learn to Earn/Teen Teamworks appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/25/2019521Introduction and first reading 
02/25/2019Referred to Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy


SF 1711 Dibble; Dziedzic; Champion; Hayden; Torres Ray
HF 1625 Dehn
Revisor No.: 19-3642
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: Minneapolis central city storm tunnel expansion bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/25/2019530Introduction and first reading 
02/25/2019Referred to Capital Investment


SF 1714 Torres Ray
HF 1560 Howard
Revisor No.: 19-3829
Topic: Occupations and Professions
Short Description: Special education paraprofessionals paid orientation requirement and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/25/2019530Introduction and first reading 
02/25/2019Referred to E-12 Finance and Policy


SF 1715 Torres Ray
HF 1559 Youakim
Revisor No.: 19-3588
Topic: Occupations and Professions
Short Description: Special education paraprofessionals paid orientation requirement and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/25/2019530Introduction and first reading 
02/25/2019Referred to E-12 Finance and Policy


SF 1745 Anderson, P.; Hayden; Torres Ray; Chamberlain; Clausen
HF 1694 Acomb
Revisor No.: 19-3285
Topic: Education and Education Department (MDE)
Short Description: Black Men Teach Twin Cities grants appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/25/2019536Introduction and first reading 
02/25/2019Referred to E-12 Finance and Policy
05/14/20194285Author added Clausen


SF 1848 Utke; Marty; Mathews; Rarick; Torres Ray
HF 1489 Urdahl
Revisor No.: 19-3558
Topic: Native Americans
Short Description: Indian affairs council Dakota and Ojibwe Indian languages preservation and grave protection appropriations
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/28/2019579Introduction and first reading 
02/28/2019Referred to Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance


SF 1867 Hayden; Dibble; Champion; Torres Ray; Pappas
HF 1518 Dehn
Revisor No.: 19-3657
Topic: Corrections and Corrections Department (DOC)
Short Description: Peace of Hope, Inc. transit rides for families of incarcerated offenders pilot project establishment and grant appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/28/2019582Introduction and first reading 
02/28/2019Referred to Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy


SF 1874 Kent; Torres Ray
HF 1785 Richardson
Revisor No.: 19-3381
Topic: Education-Pre-Kindergarten-12
Short Description: Pupil fair dismissal act modification and school dismissals limitation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/28/2019583Introduction and first reading 
02/28/2019Referred to E-12 Finance and Policy
03/07/2019715Author added Torres Ray


SF 1903 Torres Ray; Laine; Pappas; Wiklund; Marty
HF 511 Elkins
Revisor No.: 19-1409
Topic: Government-Local
Short Description: Local ordinances governing plastic bags prohibition repeal
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/28/2019588Introduction and first reading 
02/28/2019Referred to Local Government
03/13/2019869Author added Marty


SF 1941 Torres Ray; Eichorn; Rarick; Bakk; Little
HF 1482 Urdahl
Revisor No.: 19-3463
Topic: Native Americans
Short Description: Native American Tourism of Minnesota appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/04/2019622Introduction and first reading 
03/04/2019Referred to Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance


SF 2044 Hayden; Relph; Torres Ray; Franzen; Jensen
HF 1381 Kunesh-Podein
Revisor No.: 19-3221
Topic: Children and Families
Short Description: Community solutions for healthy child development grant program establishment; community solutions advisory council establishment; appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/07/2019684Introduction and first reading 
03/07/2019Referred to Human Services Reform Finance and Policy


SF 2235 Hayden; Torres Ray; Hawj; Dziedzic
HF 1183 Xiong, J.
Revisor No.: 19-3475
Topic: Elections
Short Description: Voting instructions and sample ballots in languages other than English for certain designated precincts requirement; multilingual election judges in certain precincts requirement
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/11/2019760Introduction and first reading 
03/11/2019Referred to State Government Finance and Policy and Elections


SF 2249 Torres Ray; Klein; Marty
HF 1860 Hansen
Revisor No.: 19-3892
Topic: Occupations and Professions
Short Description: Meatpacking workers terms clarification and language notification requirements and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/11/2019763Introduction and first reading 
03/11/2019Referred to Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy


SF 2262 Eaton; Simonson; Cwodzinski; Senjem; Torres Ray
HF 1928 Hansen
Revisor No.: 19-4237
Topic: Government-State
Short Description: Clean water fund appropriations
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/11/2019765Introduction and first reading 
03/11/2019Referred to Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance


SF 2265 Eichorn; Torres Ray; Abeler; Klein; Senjem
HF 2171 Davnie
Revisor No.: 19-4275
Topic: Health and Health Department (MDH)
Short Description: Health disparities and education achievement links for children of color and American Indian communities working groups establishment and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/11/2019765Introduction and first reading 
03/11/2019Referred to Human Services Reform Finance and Policy


SF 2267 Anderson, P.; Hall; Torres Ray
HF 2097 Freiberg
Revisor No.: 19-4376
Topic: Counties-Specific
Short Description: Hennepin county library director qualifications modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/11/2019766Introduction and first reading 
03/11/2019Referred to Local Government
03/26/20191361Comm report: To pass 
03/26/20191375Second reading 
05/09/20194245Chief author stricken, shown as co-author Hall
05/09/2019Chief author added Anderson, P.
05/15/20194292Rule 45-amend, subst. General Orders HF2097


SF 2276 Pappas; Torres Ray; Frentz; Isaacson; Dibble
HF 2329 Long
Revisor No.: 19-4347
Topic: Environment
Short Description: Investment board risks of investments in fossil fuel companies impact on climate change report mandate
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/11/2019767Introduction and first reading 
03/11/2019Referred to State Government Finance and Policy and Elections


SF 2277 Pappas; Dziedzic; Torres Ray; Isaacson; Dibble
HF 2294 Long
Revisor No.: 19-4156
Topic: Environment
Short Description: Fossil Fuel Divestment Act
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/11/2019767Introduction and first reading 
03/11/2019Referred to State Government Finance and Policy and Elections


SF 2289 Dziedzic; Dibble; Torres Ray
HF 2643 Long
Revisor No.: 19-3534
Topic: Education and Education Department (MDE)
Short Description: Project SUCCESS grants appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/11/2019769Introduction and first reading 
03/11/2019Referred to E-12 Finance and Policy


SF 2301 Eaton; Klein; Torres Ray; Pappas; Hayden
HF 2033 Lippert
Revisor No.: 19-4040
Topic: Government-State
Short Description: Omnibus health and human services budget bill (governor's)
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/11/2019771Introduction and first reading 
03/11/2019Referred to Human Services Reform Finance and Policy


SF 2383 Wiger; Cwodzinski; Clausen; Kent; Torres Ray
HF 2401 Davnie
Revisor No.: 19-4511
Topic: Education and Education Department (MDE)
Short Description: General education aid modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/13/2019857Introduction and first reading 
03/13/2019Referred to E-12 Finance and Policy


SF 2384 Wiger; Kent; Cwodzinski; Torres Ray; Clausen
HF 521 Davnie
Revisor No.: 19-1904
Topic: Public Safety and Public Safety Department (DPS)
Short Description: School safety grant bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/13/2019857Introduction and first reading 
03/13/2019Referred to Capital Investment


SF 2385 Wiger; Clausen; Kent; Torres Ray; Cwodzinski
HF 2400 Davnie
Revisor No.: 19-4512
Topic: Education and Education Department (MDE)
Short Description: School district abatement aid calculation modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/13/2019857Introduction and first reading 
03/13/2019Referred to E-12 Finance and Policy


SF 2397 Isaacson; Lang; Champion; Torres Ray; Tomassoni
HF 2344 Vang
Revisor No.: 19-4235
Topic: Agriculture and Agriculture Department
Short Description: Urban youth agricultural education and urban agriculture community development grants appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/13/2019859Introduction and first reading 
03/13/2019Referred to Agriculture, Rural Development, and Housing Finance


SF 2401 Hayden; Dibble; Dziedzic; Torres Ray
HF 2149 Gomez
Revisor No.: 19-4225
Topic: Arts
Short Description: In the Heart of the Beast theater May Day celebration appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/13/2019859Introduction and first reading 
03/13/2019Referred to Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance


SF 2425 Torres Ray; Eichorn; Clausen
HF 2139 Mariani
Revisor No.: 19-4106
Topic: Education-Pre-Kindergarten-12
Short Description: Alternative students programs appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/13/2019864Introduction and first reading 
03/13/2019Referred to E-12 Finance and Policy


SF 2515 Dziedzic; Dibble; Hayden; Champion; Torres Ray
HF 2512 Long
Revisor No.: 19-4641
Topic: Retirement-Public and State Employees
Short Description: Public employees retirement association (PERA) employer supplemental and state contributions revision to the former MERF division
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/14/2019931Introduction and first reading 
03/14/2019Referred to State Government Finance and Policy and Elections
See First Special Session 2019, HF5, Art. 11, Sec. 13-14


SF 2525 Pappas; Torres Ray; Carlson; Cwodzinski; Isaacson
HF 2423 Dehn
Revisor No.: 19-4393
Topic: Constitutional Amendments
Short Description: Constitutional amendment allowing political subdivisions to lower the voting age for local elections
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/18/20191001Introduction and first reading 
03/18/2019Referred to State Government Finance and Policy and Elections


SF 2566 Wiger; Clausen; Eaton; Eken; Torres Ray
HF 2551 Bernardy
Revisor No.: 19-0410
Topic: Education and Education Department (MDE)
Short Description: Gifted and talented programs provisions modifications and funding increase authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/18/20191008Introduction and first reading 
03/18/2019Referred to E-12 Finance and Policy


SF 2603 Wiklund; Kent; Wiger; Torres Ray
Revisor No.: 19-4653
Topic: Education and Education Department (MDE)
Short Description: ACT scale scores to substitute for Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment scale scores authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/20/20191064Introduction and first reading 
03/20/2019Referred to E-12 Finance and Policy


SF 2628 Kent; Clausen; Torres Ray; Wiger
HF 2669 Hassan
Revisor No.: 19-4435
Topic: Education-Pre-Kindergarten-12
Short Description: School performance reports requirements modification; advisory task force establishment; appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/21/20191235Introduction and first reading 
03/21/2019Referred to E-12 Finance and Policy
03/25/20191264Author added Wiger


SF 2658 Torres Ray; Eaton
HF 2452 Dehn
Revisor No.: 19-4463
Topic: Occupations and Professions
Short Description: Licensed professional engineers earning of professional development hours dedicated to the impact of climate change requirement
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/25/20191259Introduction and first reading 
03/25/2019Referred to State Government Finance and Policy and Elections
03/26/20191337Author added Eaton


SF 2734 Dibble; Kent; Hayden; Torres Ray
HF 2735 Winkler
Revisor No.: 19-4794
Topic: Drivers Licenses, Training, and ID Cards
Short Description: Noncompliant driver's license (consular identification) or state identification card requirements and provisions modifications and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/28/20191422Introduction and first reading 
03/28/2019Referred to Transportation Finance and Policy
04/03/20192093Author added Torres Ray
See First Special Session 2019, HF6, Art. 3, Sec. 28


SF 2798 Marty; Eaton; Torres Ray
HF 256 Koegel
Revisor No.: 19-2365
Topic: Children and Families
Short Description: Paid family, pregnancy, bonding, and serious medical condition benefits provisions; employment leaves; data classification; rulemaking; appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
04/08/20192247Introduction and first reading 
04/08/2019Referred to Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy


SF 2848 Hayden; Pratt; Torres Ray; Dibble; Franzen
Revisor No.: 19-4951
Topic: Resolutions
Short Description: Resolution calling for an end to the cold genocide and forced organ harvesting from Falun Gong practitioners in China
DATED-PG ACTIONS
04/25/20193325Introduction and first reading 
04/25/2019Referred to Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy


SF 2850 Newman; Latz; Relph; Torres Ray; Koran
HF 2394 Dehn
Revisor No.: 19-4252
Topic: Occupations and Professions
Short Description: Prerecognition petition for offenders seeking state occupational licensing authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
04/25/20193325Introduction and first reading 
04/25/2019Referred to State Government Finance and Policy and Elections


SF 2865 Dibble; Champion; Hayden; Torres Ray; Dziedzic
HF 2883 Long
Revisor No.: 19-5107
Topic: Natural Resources and Natural Resources Department (DNR)
Short Description: Geographic feature containing the word Calhoun name change by the commissioner of natural resources authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
05/06/20194217Introduction and first reading 
05/06/2019Referred to Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance


SF 2898 Housley; Torres Ray; Bigham; Pratt; Dziedzic
Revisor No.: 19-5140
Topic: Occupations and Professions
Short Description: Hairstyling and makeup services licensing requirement exemption
DATED-PG ACTIONS
05/16/20194305Introduction and first reading 
05/16/2019Referred to State Government Finance and Policy and Elections