2017 - 2018
SENATE INDEX

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MINNESOTA SENATE NINETY LEGISLATURE

AUTHOR LIST


2017 - 2018

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Chief Author List
Wednesday, November 22, 2017


SF 53 Eken
HF 173 Lien
Revisor No.: 17-1320
Topic: Counties-Specific
Short Description: Clay county resource recovery campus bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/09/201758Introduction and first reading 
01/09/2017Referred to Capital Investment


SF 72 Eken; Isaacson
HF 157 Lien
Revisor No.: 17-1319
Topic: Transportation and Transportation Department (DOT)
Short Description: Moorhead grade separated rail crossings bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/11/2017101Introduction and first reading 
01/11/2017Referred to Capital Investment
01/17/2017351Author added Isaacson
See First Special Session, HF5, Art. 1, Sec. 15, Sub. 4


SF 109 Eken
HF 319 Lien
Revisor No.: 17-1309
Topic: Education-Higher
Short Description: Greater Minnesota loan forgiveness program establishment
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/12/2017114Introduction and first reading 
01/12/2017Referred to Higher Education Finance and Policy


SF 110 Eken
HF 174 Lien
Revisor No.: 17-1306
Topic: Taxation
Short Description: Agricultural homestead full amount of tax to qualify for the property tax refund and the special property tax refund
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/12/2017115Introduction and first reading 
01/12/2017Referred to Taxes


SF 111 Eken
HF 200 Lien
Revisor No.: 17-1307
Topic: 
Short Description: Production based value of agricultural land study and report authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/12/2017115Introduction and first reading 
01/12/2017Referred to Agriculture, Rural Development, and Housing Policy
03/01/2017893Comm report: To pass and re-referred to Taxes


SF 329 Eken
HF 370 Marquart
Revisor No.: 17-1678
Topic: Water and Water Resources
Short Description: Flood hazard mitigation grants bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/26/2017388Introduction and first reading 
01/26/2017Referred to Capital Investment


SF 330 Eken
HF 172 Lien
Revisor No.: 17-0741
Topic: Corrections and Corrections Department (DOC)
Short Description: Clay county correctional facility and law enforcement center local sales and use tax imposition
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/26/2017389Introduction and first reading 
01/26/2017Referred to Taxes
See First Special Session, HF1, Art. 5, Sec. 26


SF 351 Eken
HF 171 Marquart
Revisor No.: 17-0706
Topic: Education and Education Department (MDE)
Short Description: School building bond agricultural credit establishment and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/26/2017392Introduction and first reading 
01/26/2017Referred to E-12 Finance
See First Special Session, HF1, Art. 4, Sec. 2-8


SF 385 Eken
HF 651 Marquart
Revisor No.: 17-2186
Topic: Disasters
Short Description: Perley and Hendrum flood hazard mitigation grants bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/26/2017398Introduction and first reading 
01/26/2017Referred to Capital Investment


SF 395 Eken
HF 490 Lien
Revisor No.: 17-2007
Topic: Hospitals and Health Care Facilities
Short Description: Nonprofit nursing facilities in border cities operating payment rate modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/26/2017399Introduction and first reading 
01/26/2017Referred to Aging and Long-Term Care Policy
02/20/2017652aComm report: To pass as amended and re-refer to Human Services Reform Finance and Policy


SF 525 Eken
HF 561 Poppe
Revisor No.: 17-1807
Topic: Agriculture and Agriculture Department
Short Description: Farm advocates program expansion appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/02/2017484Introduction and first reading 
02/02/2017Referred to Agriculture, Rural Development, and Housing Finance


SF 526 Eken
HF 441 Johnson, C.
Revisor No.: 17-1895
Topic: Plants, Seeds, and Nurseries
Short Description: Palmer amaranth and other invasive noxious weeds elimination program authorization and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/02/2017485Introduction and first reading 
02/02/2017Referred to Agriculture, Rural Development, and Housing Finance
See HF1545, Art. 1, Sec. 2, Sub. 2(j)


SF 686 Eken
HF 996 Lien
Revisor No.: 17-2156
Topic: Transportation and Transportation Department (DOT)
Short Description: Driver's examination translation material appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/06/2017523Introduction and first reading 
02/06/2017Referred to Transportation Finance and Policy


SF 897 Eken; Frentz
HF 941 Poppe
Revisor No.: 17-2722
Topic: Human Services and Human Services Department (DHS)
Short Description: Caregiver support programs provisions modifications and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/13/2017582Introduction and first reading 
02/13/2017Referred to Aging and Long-Term Care Policy
03/01/2017931Author added Frentz
03/02/2017941aComm report: To pass as amended and re-refer to Human Services Reform Finance and Policy


SF 898 Eken
HF 942 Poppe
Revisor No.: 17-2723
Topic: Human Services and Human Services Department (DHS)
Short Description: Essential community supports provisions modifications
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/13/2017582Introduction and first reading 
02/13/2017Referred to Aging and Long-Term Care Policy
03/02/2017941aComm report: To pass as amended and re-refer to Human Services Reform Finance and Policy


SF 972 Eken
Revisor No.: 17-3142
Topic: Hunting and Game
Short Description: Deer hunting and angling seasons earlier opening authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/15/2017603Introduction and first reading 
02/15/2017Referred to Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance


SF 973 Eken
HF 1041 Marquart
Revisor No.: 17-2820
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: Detroit Lakes increased point source implementation grants appropriation increase
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/15/2017603Introduction and first reading 
02/15/2017Referred to Capital Investment


SF 974 Eken
HF 1272 Marquart
Revisor No.: 17-2990
Topic: Parks and Trails
Short Description: Heartland state trail bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/15/2017603Introduction and first reading 
02/15/2017Referred to Capital Investment
See First Special Session, HF5, Art. 1, Sec. 6, Sub. 6


SF 1045 Eken; Wiger
HF 1320 Lien
Revisor No.: 17-3008
Topic: Government-Local
Short Description: Local government aid (LGA) cities annual appropriation increase
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/16/2017631Introduction and first reading 
02/16/2017Referred to Taxes
02/22/2017710Author added Wiger


SF 1048 Eken
HF 1192 Johnson, C.
Revisor No.: 17-2978
Topic: Agriculture and Agriculture Department
Short Description: Farm safety working group establishment and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/16/2017631Introduction and first reading 
02/16/2017Referred to Agriculture, Rural Development, and Housing Finance


SF 1079 Eken
HF 2345 Marquart
Revisor No.: 17-3139
Topic: Agriculture and Agriculture Department
Short Description: Special agricultural homestead application filing extension authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/16/2017637Introduction and first reading 
02/16/2017Referred to Taxes


SF 1080 Eken
Revisor No.: 17-3141
Topic: Constitutional Amendments
Short Description: Constitutional amendment requiring the phaseout of taxes on real and personal property; requiring the commissioner of revenue to implement a progressive tax based on individual income
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/16/2017637Introduction and first reading 
02/16/2017Referred to Taxes


SF 1179 Eken; Anderson, B.; Utke
HF 807 Marquart
Revisor No.: 17-2496
Topic: Counties-Specific
Short Description: Becker and Wright counties litigation costs for defending county audit law reimbursement appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/20/2017670Introduction and first reading 
02/20/2017Referred to Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy
See SF605, Art. 2, Sec. 50 (vetoed)


SF 1484 Eken; Ingebrigtsen
HF 1582 Marquart
Revisor No.: 17-2602
Topic: Watershed Districts
Short Description: Buffalo-Red River watershed flood hazard mitigation projects bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/27/2017791Introduction and first reading 
02/27/2017Referred to Capital Investment


SF 1485 Eken; Utke; Hoffman
HF 2343 Marquart
Revisor No.: 17-3602
Topic: Human Services and Human Services Department (DHS)
Short Description: Human services background study requirements modifications
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/27/2017791Introduction and first reading 
02/27/2017Referred to Health and Human Services Finance and Policy


SF 1516 Eken; Dahms
HF 1058 Hamilton
Revisor No.: 17-1490
Topic: Commissions
Short Description: Legislative water commission independent scientific review of pollution control agency (PCA) decisions and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/27/2017797Introduction and first reading 
02/27/2017Referred to Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance


SF 1548 Eken; Hoffman; Newton
Revisor No.: 17-3137
Topic: Constitutional Amendments
Short Description: Constitutional amendment creating a dedicated fund for long-term care services; closing a tax loophole by levying a tax on individuals with income not taxed for Social Security purposes to fund-long term care services; dedicating revenues; providing for the commissioner of revenue and the commissioner of human services to propose implementing legislation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/27/2017802Introduction and first reading 
02/27/2017Referred to Aging and Long-Term Care Policy


SF 1795 Eken
HF 1902 Marquart
Revisor No.: 17-3536
Topic: Taxation-Sales and Use
Short Description: Nonprofit organizations sales and use tax exemptions expansion
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/06/20171068Introduction and first reading 
03/06/2017Referred to Taxes
See First Special Session, HF1, Art. 3, Sec. 25, 27


SF 1911 Eken
HF 2347 Marquart
Revisor No.: 17-3267
Topic: Emergency and 911 Services (EMS)
Short Description: Volunteer emergency responders use of flashing warning lights authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/08/20171183Introduction and first reading 
03/08/2017Referred to Transportation Finance and Policy


SF 1912 Eken
HF 2344 Marquart
Revisor No.: 17-3140
Topic: Government-Local
Short Description: Small cities transportation assistance account annual appropriation establishment
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/08/20171183Introduction and first reading 
03/08/2017Referred to Transportation Finance and Policy


SF 1913 Eken
HF 2346 Marquart
Revisor No.: 17-3135
Topic: Agriculture and Agriculture Department
Short Description: Agricultural purposes for class 2 properties definition modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/08/20171183Introduction and first reading 
03/08/2017Referred to Taxes


SF 1914 Eken
Revisor No.: 17-3136
Topic: Government-State
Short Description: Budget forecast spending estimates inclusion of inflation adjustments authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/08/20171183Introduction and first reading 
03/08/2017Referred to Finance


SF 1941 Eken; Wiger
HF 1901 Bly
Revisor No.: 17-3515
Topic: Education and Education Department (MDE)
Short Description: Career and technical programs funding increase authorization and appropriation; students in educational programs leading to certificates incentives expansion; commissioner of education qualifying certificate determination authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/08/20171188Introduction and first reading 
03/08/2017Referred to E-12 Policy
03/09/20171254Author added Wiger


SF 1978 Eken; Marty
HF 273 Bly
Revisor No.: 17-0552
Topic: Commerce and Commerce Department
Short Description: State Bank of Minnesota establishment; beginning farmer loans authorization and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/09/20171247Introduction and first reading 
03/09/2017Referred to Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy
03/13/20171373Author added Marty


SF 2001 Eken
HF 2348 Pryor
Revisor No.: 17-4058
Topic: Resolutions
Short Description: Resolution expressing the support for the continuation of, and urging the Congress of the United States to take immediate action to permanently reauthorize the Perkins loan program in its entirety and original form
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/09/20171251Introduction and first reading 
03/09/2017Referred to Higher Education Finance and Policy


SF 2056 Eken
HF 2349 Lien
Revisor No.: 17-4104
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: Moorhead tax increment financing (TIF) district five-year rule extension
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/13/20171365Introduction and first reading 
03/13/2017Referred to Taxes


SF 2232 Eken
HF 2559 Marquart
Revisor No.: 17-4293
Topic: Education-Pre-Kindergarten-12
Short Description: Voluntary prekindergarten eligibility requirements modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/23/20171937Introduction and first reading 
03/23/2017Referred to E-12 Policy


SF 2245 Eken
HF 1720 Backer
Revisor No.: 17-3626
Topic: Taxation-Property
Short Description: Agricultural containment facilities property tax exemption modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/23/20171939Introduction and first reading 
03/23/2017Referred to Taxes


SF 2253 Eken
HF 2485 Marquart
Revisor No.: 17-4270
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: Detroit Lakes local sales and use tax imposition to fund specific capital improvements authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/27/20171964Introduction and first reading 
03/27/2017Referred to Taxes


SF 2292 Eken
HF 2560 Marquart
Revisor No.: 17-4369
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: Detroit Lakes wastewater treatment facility phosphorus removal project grant eligibility authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/30/20172646Introduction and first reading 
03/30/2017Referred to Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy
See SF723, Art. 2
See First Special Session, HF5, Art. 1, Sec. 21, Sub. 4


SF 2335 Eken
HF 2601 Lien
Revisor No.: 17-4460
Topic: Legal Proceedings
Short Description: Parents of proposed wards background study requirement modifications
DATED-PG ACTIONS
04/20/20173251Introduction and first reading 
04/20/2017Referred to Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy


SF 2338 Eken; Johnson; Ingebrigtsen; Utke
HF 2588 Marquart
Revisor No.: 17-4419
Topic: Environment
Short Description: Environmental assessment worksheets requirements exemptions
DATED-PG ACTIONS
04/24/20173294Introduction and first reading 
04/24/2017Referred to Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance


SF 2380 Eken
HF 2629 Marquart
Revisor No.: 17-4497
Topic: Motor Vehicles-Registration, Licensing, and Taxation
Short Description: Optional mental health designation for driver's licenses and identification cards and for vehicle registration establishment
DATED-PG ACTIONS
05/08/20173395Introduction and first reading 
05/08/2017Referred to Transportation Finance and Policy