2017 - 2018
SENATE INDEX

Room 110, STATE CAPITOL, 651.296.5560
MINNESOTA SENATE NINETY LEGISLATURE

AUTHOR LIST


2017 - 2018

Fischbach
Chief Author List
Tuesday, December 11, 2018


SF 65 Fischbach; Nelson; Housley; Draheim; Jensen
HF 136 Howe
Revisor No.: 17-1072
Topic: Government-State
Short Description: Zero-based budgeting requirement
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/11/2017100Introduction and first reading 
01/11/2017Referred to State Government Finance and Policy and Elections
02/16/2017623aComm report: To pass as amended and re-refer to Finance


SF 177 Fischbach; Rest; Wiger
HF 260 O'Driscoll
Revisor No.: 17-1018
Topic: Taxation-Income
Short Description: Long-term care income tax credit modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/19/2017354Introduction and first reading 
01/19/2017Referred to Taxes
01/23/2017384Authors added Rest; Wiger


SF 178 Fischbach
HF 25 Howe
Revisor No.: 17-1139
Topic: Education and Education Department (MDE)
Short Description: Students attending closed for-profit higher education institutions financial aid eligibility and credit transfer authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/19/2017354Introduction and first reading 
01/19/2017Referred to Higher Education Finance and Policy


SF 232 Fischbach; Newman; Lang
HF 326 Howe
Revisor No.: 17-1046
Topic: Highways, Roads, and Bridges
Short Description: Paynesville Medal of Honor recipient Kenneth L. Olson highway designation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/19/2017363Introduction and first reading 
01/19/2017Referred to Transportation Finance and Policy
02/16/2017621Comm report: To pass 
02/16/2017628Second reading 
05/11/20174503Rule 45; subst. General Orders HF326


SF 233 Fischbach
HF 457 Howe
Revisor No.: 17-1768
Topic: Water and Water Resources
Short Description: Aquatic invasive species removal and prevention grant money availability extension
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/19/2017363Introduction and first reading 
01/19/2017Referred to Environment and Natural Resources Finance
See SF844, Art. 1, Sec. 3, Sub. 3(j)


SF 248 Fischbach; Cohen; Tomassoni; Nelson; Dahms
HF 369 Theis
Revisor No.: 17-1453
Topic: Disabilities and Access
Short Description: Centers for independent living grants appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/23/2017371Introduction and first reading 
01/23/2017Referred to Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy


SF 322 Fischbach; Ingebrigtsen; Anderson, B.; Schoen; Ruud
HF 261 O'Driscoll
Revisor No.: 17-0763
Topic: Veterans and Veterans Affairs Department (DVA)
Short Description: State and local community safety personnel de-escalation techniques training grants appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/23/2017383Introduction and first reading 
01/23/2017Referred to Veterans and Military Affairs Finance and Policy
02/02/2017500Author added Schoen
02/06/2017510Comm report: To pass and re-referred to Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy
02/09/2017563Author added Ruud


SF 331 Fischbach
HF 118 Howe
Revisor No.: 17-1136
Topic: Human Services and Human Services Department (DHS)
Short Description: Supplemental nutrition assistance program (SNAP) asset limitations modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/26/2017389Introduction and first reading 
01/26/2017Referred to Human Services Reform Finance and Policy


SF 332 Fischbach
HF 568 Howe
Revisor No.: 17-1968
Topic: Water and Water Resources
Short Description: Cold Spring water infrastructure bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/26/2017389Introduction and first reading 
01/26/2017Referred to Capital Investment
See HF4425, Art. 1, Sec. 22, Sub. 8


SF 611 Fischbach; Westrom; Koran; Utke; Jensen
HF 323 Howe
Revisor No.: 17-1731
Topic: Constitutional Amendments
Short Description: Constitutional amendment to allocate state tax revenue related to motor vehicle repair or maintenance exclusively to fund roads
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/02/2017499Introduction and first reading 
02/02/2017Referred to Transportation Finance and Policy


SF 704 Fischbach; Benson; Ruud; Eken; Johnson
HF 812 Kiel
Revisor No.: 17-1922
Topic: Abortion
Short Description: Abortion facilities licensure requirement; licensing fee requirement and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/06/2017526Introduction and first reading 
02/06/2017Referred to Health and Human Services Finance and Policy
02/27/2017778Comm report: To pass and re-referred to Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy
03/01/2017896aComm report: To pass as amended and re-refer to Finance
04/27/20173325aComm report: To pass as amended 
04/27/20173329Second reading 
05/01/20173348aRule 45-amend, subst. General Orders HF812


SF 869 Fischbach; Limmer; Hoffman; Eken; Anderson, P.
HF 1088 Hamilton
Revisor No.: 17-2056
Topic: Taxation-Income
Short Description: Disabled accessibility home modifications income tax credit authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/13/2017577Introduction and first reading 
02/13/2017Referred to Taxes


SF 870 Fischbach
HF 1101 Howe
Revisor No.: 17-2890
Topic: Government-Local
Short Description: National Night Out local government expenditures and fundraising authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/13/2017577Introduction and first reading 
02/13/2017Referred to Local Government
02/22/2017692aComm report: To pass as amended 
02/22/2017692Second reading 
04/18/20173171Special Order 
04/18/20173171Third reading Passed 
05/04/20173367Returned from House 
Presentment date 05/02/17
05/04/20173366Governor's action Approval 05/02/17
05/04/20173367Secretary of State Chapter 26 05/02/17
Effective date 05/03/17


SF 905 Fischbach
HF 1007 Howe
Revisor No.: 17-2693
Topic: Government-State
Short Description: State agency lawsuits against local governments prerequisites requirement
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/13/2017583Introduction and first reading 
02/13/2017Referred to State Government Finance and Policy and Elections


SF 943 Fischbach; Clausen
HF 2080 Nornes
Revisor No.: 17-2077
Topic: Government-State
Short Description: Omnibus higher education appropriations bill
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/13/2017590Introduction and first reading 
02/13/2017Referred to Higher Education Finance and Policy
02/15/2017613Author added Clausen
02/20/2017655Comm report: To pass and re-referred to Finance
05/04/20173371aComm report: To pass as amended 
05/04/20173377Second reading 
05/10/20174496aSpecial Order: Amended 
05/10/20174497Third reading Passed 
05/17/20175352Returned from House with amendment 
05/17/20175352Senate not concur, conference committee of 5 requested 
05/17/20175356Senate conferees Fischbach; Draheim; Anderson, P.; Jensen; Clausen
05/18/20175390House conferees Nornes; Christensen; Whelan; Daniels; Omar
05/21/20175450cConference committee report, delete everything 
05/21/2017Senate adopted CC report and repassed bill 
05/21/20175504Third reading 
05/21/20175702House adopted SCC report and repassed bill 
Presentment date 05/26/17
6105Governor's action Approval 05/30/17
6106Secretary of State Chapter 89 05/30/17
Effective date Various Dates


SF 990 Fischbach; Jasinski
HF 638 Howe
Revisor No.: 17-1730
Topic: Taxation-Sales, Motor Vehicles
Short Description: Highway user tax distribution fund deposit of estimated sales tax revenue from sale of motor vehicle parts
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/15/2017606Introduction and first reading 
02/15/2017Referred to Transportation Finance and Policy
03/02/2017996Author added Jaskinski
03/06/20171004aComm report: To pass as amended and re-refer to Taxes
03/14/20171457Comm report: To pass and re-referred to Transportation Finance and Policy


SF 1156 Fischbach
HF 1436 O'Driscoll
Revisor No.: 17-3281
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: Sartell special liquor license authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/20/2017666Introduction and first reading 
02/20/2017Referred to Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy
See SF444, Sec.10
See First Special Session, SF1, Art. 5, Sec. 17


SF 1221 Fischbach
HF 808 Zerwas
Revisor No.: 17-2080
Topic: Human Services and Human Services Department (DHS)
Short Description: Medical assistance (MA) coverage of stiripentol authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/20/2017678Introduction and first reading 
02/20/2017Referred to Health and Human Services Finance and Policy
See First Special Session, SF2, Art. 4, Sec. 37


SF 1244 Fischbach
HF 1597 Howe
Revisor No.: 17-3297
Topic: Veterans and Veterans Affairs Department (DVA)
Short Description: Veterans cemetery burial fee for spouses and dependents elimination
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/22/2017695Introduction and first reading 
02/22/2017Referred to Veterans and Military Affairs Finance and Policy


SF 1426 Fischbach
HF 1696 O'Driscoll
Revisor No.: 17-3225
Topic: Government-Local
Short Description: County recorders appointment authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/27/2017782Introduction and first reading 
02/27/2017Referred to Local Government


SF 1481 Fischbach
HF 1222 Nornes
Revisor No.: 17-1257
Topic: Education-Higher
Short Description: Miscellaneous higher education provisions modifications
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/27/2017791Introduction and first reading 
02/27/2017Referred to Higher Education Finance and Policy
See SF2214, Art. 3
See SF943, Art. 3


SF 1743 Fischbach; Jasinski; Lang; Eichorn
Revisor No.: 17-2871
Topic: Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU)
Short Description: Supplemental aid for two-year Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) colleges outside the metropolitan area appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/06/20171060Introduction and first reading 
03/06/2017Referred to Higher Education Finance and Policy
03/27/20171966Author added Lang
03/31/20173048Author added Eichorn


SF 1806 Fischbach
HF 2113 O'Driscoll
Revisor No.: 17-3918
Topic: Parks and Trails
Short Description: Sartell Sauk River regional park grant purpose modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/06/20171070Introduction and first reading 
03/06/2017Referred to Capital Investment
See First Special Session, HF5, Art. 2, Sec. 26


SF 1814 Fischbach
HF 2111 O'Driscoll
Revisor No.: 17-3919
Topic: Parks and Trails
Short Description: Sauk River regional park appropriation extension
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/06/20171071Introduction and first reading 
03/06/2017Referred to Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance
See HF707, Art. 3, Sec. 7


SF 1862 Fischbach; Anderson, B.
HF 2164 Howe
Revisor No.: 17-3946
Topic: Veterans and Veterans Affairs Department (DVA)
Short Description: Low-income veterans' dependents burial in state veterans cemeteries policy development requirement
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/07/20171141Introduction and first reading 
03/07/2017Referred to Veterans and Military Affairs Finance and Policy
See SF605, Art. 5, Sec. 2, 4 (vetoed)
See First Special Session, SF1, Art. 4, Sec. 2, 4


SF 1915 Fischbach; Simonson
HF 2168 Cornish
Revisor No.: 17-3939
Topic: Public Safety and Public Safety Department (DPS)
Short Description: State patrol trainees minimum salary establishment
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/08/20171183Introduction and first reading 
03/08/2017Referred to Transportation Finance and Policy
03/13/20171373Author added Simonson
See First Special Session, HF3, Art. 3, Sec. 113


SF 1982 Fischbach
HF 1775 Nornes
Revisor No.: 17-3383
Topic: Education-Higher
Short Description: Higher education private institutions in the case of adjudication of fraud or misrepresentation treatment modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/09/20171248Introduction and first reading 
03/09/2017Referred to Higher Education Finance and Policy
See SF2214, Art. 2, Sec. 14
See SF943, Art. 2, Sec. 15


SF 2214 Fischbach
HF 2477 Nornes
Revisor No.: 17-4280
Topic: Government-State
Short Description: Omnibus higher education appropriations and policy bill
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/20/20171582Introduction and first reading 
03/20/2017Referred to Higher Education Finance and Policy
03/23/20171800aComm report: To pass as amended and re-refer to Finance
03/27/20171951aComm report: To pass as amended 
03/27/20171963Second reading 
03/28/20172181aSpecial Order: Amended 
03/28/20172188Third reading Passed 
04/06/20173140Returned from House with amendment 
04/06/20173140Senate not concur, conference committee of 5 requested 
04/18/20173170Senate conferees Fischbach; Draheim; Anderson, P.; Jensen; Clausen
04/20/20173186House conferees Nornes; Christensen; Daniels; Whelan; Omar
05/15/20174733cConference committee report, delete everything 
05/15/2017Senate adopted CC report and repassed bill 
05/15/20174787Third reading Passed 
05/15/20175271House adopted SCC report and repassed bill 
Presentment date 05/15/17
5284Governor's action Veto 05/15/17
Secretary of State Chapter 65 05/16/17
05/16/20175285Veto message laid on table 


SF 2307 Fischbach
HF 2566 Howe
Revisor No.: 17-4402
Topic: Highways, Roads, and Bridges
Short Description: St. Joseph pedestrian bridge grant bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
04/04/20173124Introduction and first reading 
04/04/2017Referred to Capital Investment


SF 2444 Fischbach
HF 2864 Howe
Revisor No.: 18-5654
Topic: Highways, Roads, and Bridges
Short Description: Wakefield and Luxembourg 200th Street reconstruction grant bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/20/20186123Introduction and first reading 
02/20/2018Referred to Capital Investment
See HF4425, Art. 1, Sec. 16, Sub. 16


SF 2445 Fischbach
HF 2863 Howe
Revisor No.: 18-5745
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: Rockville residential street reconstruction bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/20/20186123Introduction and first reading 
02/20/2018Referred to Capital Investment


SF 2518 Fischbach; Relph
HF 2745 Howe
Revisor No.: 18-5285
Topic: Parks and Trails
Short Description: Rocori trail construction grant bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/20/20186136Introduction and first reading 
02/20/2018Referred to Capital Investment


SF 2609 Fischbach
HF 2993 O'Driscoll
Revisor No.: 18-6011
Topic: Hospitals and Health Care Facilities
Short Description: Personal care assistance (PCA) services for individuals in acute care hospitals or outpatient surgical centers
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/22/20186166Introduction and first reading 
02/22/2018Referred to Health and Human Services Finance and Policy
03/08/20186372Withdrawn and re-referred to Human Services Reform Finance and Policy


SF 2610 Fischbach
HF 2992 O'Driscoll
Revisor No.: 18-5999
Topic: Disabilities and Access
Short Description: Developmental disability waiver participants in hospitals services prohibition waiver request by commissioner of human services (DHS)
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/22/20186166Introduction and first reading 
02/22/2018Referred to Health and Human Services Finance and Policy
03/08/20186372Withdrawn and re-referred to Human Services Reform Finance and Policy


SF 2611 Fischbach
HF 3372 Nornes
Revisor No.: 18-6081
Topic: University of Minnesota (U of M)
Short Description: University of Minnesota regent candidate advisory council replacement by legislative commission on regent selection
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/22/20186166Introduction and first reading 
02/22/2018Referred to Higher Education Finance and Policy
03/21/20186814aComm report: To pass as amended and re-refer to State Government Finance and Policy and Elections
03/22/20186908Comm report: To pass and re-referred to Rules and Administration


SF 2643 Fischbach; Mathews; Abeler; Rosen; Lourey
HF 2952 Kresha
Revisor No.: 18-5697
Topic: Children and Families
Short Description: Maltreatment of Minors Act recodification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/26/20186190Introduction and first reading 
02/26/2018Referred to Human Services Reform Finance and Policy


SF 2906 Fischbach
HF 438 Howe
Revisor No.: 17-1967
Topic: Retirement-Public and State Employees
Short Description: Public employees retirement association (PERA) line of duty death definition modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/05/20186260Introduction and first reading 
03/05/2018Referred to State Government Finance and Policy and Elections
See SF2620, Art. 16, Sec. 2


SF 3062 Fischbach
HF 3051 Nornes
Revisor No.: 18-6192
Topic: Education and Education Department (MDE)
Short Description: Loan forgiveness programs clarifying and technical changes; ongoing appropriation; higher education labor agreements ratification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/08/20186355Introduction and first reading 
03/08/2018Referred to Higher Education Finance and Policy
03/14/20186443aComm report: To pass as amended 
03/14/20186479Second reading 
05/15/20188979aSpecial Order: Amended 
05/15/20188981Third reading Passed 
05/20/201810424Returned from House 
Presentment date 05/21/18
10621Governor's action Approval 05/29/18
10621Secretary of State Chapter 207 05/29/18
Effective date Sec. 1-9 07/01/18; Sec. 10 06/30/18


SF 3228 Fischbach; Rosen; Hayden; Lourey
HF 3454 Anderson, S.
Revisor No.: 18-5900
Topic: Children and Families
Short Description: Relative foster care licensing and child protection pilot projects establishment
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/12/20186423Introduction and first reading 
03/12/2018Referred to Human Services Reform Finance and Policy
03/21/20186813Comm report: To pass 
03/21/20186859Second reading 
03/21/20186878General Orders: Stricken and re-referred to Finance


SF 3294 Fischbach
HF 3804 O'Driscoll
Revisor No.: 18-6951
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: Sartell street improvement projects grant bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/14/20186483Introduction and first reading 
03/14/2018Referred to Capital Investment


SF 3327 Fischbach
HF 3900 Nornes
Revisor No.: 18-6580
Topic: Education and Education Department (MDE)
Short Description: Higher education policy provisions modifications
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/14/20186489Introduction and first reading 
03/14/2018Referred to Higher Education Finance and Policy
03/26/20186949aComm report: To pass as amended 
03/26/20186981Second reading 
See SF3656, Art. 22, Sec. 7-16, 22-27, 36


SF 3329 Fischbach
HF 3439 Whelan
Revisor No.: 18-6418
Topic: Education-Higher
Short Description: University of Minnesota (U of M) administrative cost control request and report requirement
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/14/20186490Introduction and first reading 
03/14/2018Referred to Higher Education Finance and Policy


SF 3393 Fischbach; Johnson
HF 3899 Barr, R.
Revisor No.: 18-7050
Topic: University of Minnesota (U of M)
Short Description: University of Minnesota (U of M) resident undergraduate tuition relief and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/15/20186510Introduction and first reading 
03/15/2018Referred to Higher Education Finance and Policy


SF 3412 Fischbach
HF 3756 Howe
Revisor No.: 18-7016
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: St. Joseph East Park development grant bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/15/20186513Introduction and first reading 
03/15/2018Referred to Capital Investment


SF 3413 Fischbach
HF 3757 Howe
Revisor No.: 18-7015
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: St. Joseph Jacob Wetterling community center project phase 1 grant bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/15/20186513Introduction and first reading 
03/15/2018Referred to Capital Investment


SF 3612 Fischbach; Bigham
HF 4023 Howe
Revisor No.: 18-7013
Topic: Fire and Firefighters
Short Description: Places of public accommodation state fire marshal inspection requirement; special revenue fund dedicated account creation; appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/19/20186789Introduction and first reading 
03/19/2018Referred to Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy
03/29/20187124Author added Bigham


SF 3670 Fischbach; Eichorn
HF 3813 Nornes
Revisor No.: 18-6822
Topic: Education-Higher
Short Description: Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) capital improvements bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/21/20186866Introduction and first reading 
03/21/2018Referred to Capital Investment
See HF4425, Art. 1, Sec. 3, Sub. 3


SF 3671 Fischbach; Eichorn
HF 3638 Nornes
Revisor No.: 18-6758
Topic: Education-Higher
Short Description: Higher education financing programs provisions; higher education policy provisions modifications; student loan debt counseling; loan forgiveness and research grant programs clarifying and technical changes; appropriations
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/21/20186866Introduction and first reading 
03/21/2018Referred to Higher Education Finance and Policy
04/19/20187316aComm report: To pass as amended and re-refer to Finance
See SF3656, Art. 22


SF 3733 Fischbach
HF 3888 Howe
Revisor No.: 18-6970
Topic: Education-Pre-Kindergarten-12
Short Description: Patriotic societies access to schools and encouragement of student participation authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/22/20186919Introduction and first reading 
03/22/2018Referred to E-12 Policy


SF 3935 Fischbach
HF 4361 Nornes
Revisor No.: 18-7363
Topic: Education and Education Department (MDE)
Short Description: Higher education appropriations and appropriation modifications
DATED-PG ACTIONS
04/12/20187289Introduction and first reading 
04/12/2018Referred to Higher Education Finance and Policy
See SF3656, Art. 22, Sec. 34-35, 41
See HF4425, Art. 1, Sec. 22, Sub. 12


SR 11 Fischbach
Revisor No.: 17-0030
Topic: 
Short Description: A Senate resolution honoring Ken and Julie Schefers of Paynesville, Minnesota, for being named a 2016 Farm Family of the Year
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/05/201742Introduction 
01/05/201742Referred to Rules and Administration


SR 49 Fischbach
Revisor No.: 17-3171
Topic: 
Short Description: A Senate resolution congratulating Matthew Friese of St. Cloud , Minnesota, for receiving the Eagle Award.
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/15/2017613Introduction 
02/15/2017613Referred to Rules and Administration


SR 97 Fischbach
Revisor No.: 17-4592
Topic: 
Short Description: A Senate resolution honoring Elvera "Peps" Neuman on her contributions to basketball
DATED-PG ACTIONS
05/11/20174506Introduction 
05/11/20174506Referred to Rules and Administration


SR 197 Fischbach; Relph
Revisor No.: 18-7523
Topic: 
Short Description: A Senate resolution congratulating the St. Cloud State University wrestling team for winning its third NCAA Division II championship on March 10, 2018, and completing the season undefeated
DATED-PG ACTIONS
04/12/20187296Introduction 
04/12/20187296Referred to Rules and Administration