2017 - 2018
SENATE INDEX

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MINNESOTA SENATE NINETY LEGISLATURE

AUTHOR LIST


2017 - 2018

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Chief Author List
Tuesday, September 25, 2018


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
See SF3656, Art. 42, Sec. 40


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


SF 2625 Eken
HF 2991 Marquart
Revisor No.: 18-5946
Topic: Parks and Trails
Short Description: Heartland state trail bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/26/20186187Introduction and first reading 
02/26/2018Referred to Capital Investment


SF 2626 Eken
HF 3107 Lien
Revisor No.: 18-5575
Topic: Transportation and Transportation Department (DOT)
Short Description: Moorhead separated rail grade crossing of 11th street grant bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/26/20186187Introduction and first reading 
02/26/2018Referred to Capital Investment


SF 2796 Eken
HF 3129 Marquart
Revisor No.: 18-5493
Topic: Crimes and Criminals
Short Description: Criminal vehicular homicide penalties increase; driver education programs to instruct on the penalties for criminal vehicular homicide requirement
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/01/20186229Introduction and first reading 
03/01/2018Referred to Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy


SF 2797 Eken
HF 3099 Marquart
Revisor No.: 18-5370
Topic: Counties-Specific
Short Description: Becker county solid waste assistance grant bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/01/20186229Introduction and first reading 
03/01/2018Referred to Capital Investment


SF 2833 Eken
HF 2990 Lien
Revisor No.: 18-5860
Topic: Motor Vehicles
Short Description: Temporary motor vehicle permits expiration periods extension
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/01/20186235Introduction and first reading 
03/01/2018Referred to Transportation Finance and Policy


SF 2888 Eken
Revisor No.: 18-7089
Topic: Taxation-Income
Short Description: Central intelligence agency (CIA) retirees individual income tax subtraction
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/01/20186245Introduction and first reading 
03/01/2018Referred to Taxes
03/12/20186431Withdrawn and returned to author 


SF 3042 Eken; Torres Ray; Frentz
Revisor No.: 18-6103
Topic: Resolutions
Short Description: Resolution condemning white nationalist and neo-Nazi organizations and urging the President and Congress to recognize criminal elements of groups as domestic terrorist organizations
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/08/20186352Introduction and first reading 
03/08/2018Referred to Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy


SF 3311 Eken
HF 3768 Lien
Revisor No.: 18-6835
Topic: Public Utilities and Public Utilities Commission (PUC)
Short Description: Hazardous materials rail safety program utility relocation addition as a capital improvement authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/14/20186486Introduction and first reading 
03/14/2018Referred to Capital Investment


SF 3344 Eken; Utke
HF 3843 Marquart
Revisor No.: 18-6989
Topic: Counties-Specific
Short Description: Becker county museum grant bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/14/20186492Introduction and first reading 
03/14/2018Referred to Capital Investment
04/16/20187306Author added Utke


SF 3345 Eken; Utke
HF 3842 Marquart
Revisor No.: 18-6990
Topic: Counties-Specific
Short Description: Becker county historical society museum grant appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/14/20186493Introduction and first reading 
03/14/2018Referred to Capital Investment
04/16/20187306Author added Utke


SF 3506 Eken
HF 3746 Pelowski
Revisor No.: 18-6722
Topic: Education-Higher
Short Description: Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) capital projects debt service payment requirement elimination for state issued bonds
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/15/20186530Introduction and first reading 
03/15/2018Referred to Higher Education Finance and Policy


SF 3578 Eken
HF 4032 Gunther
Revisor No.: 18-6965
Topic: Children and Families
Short Description: Greater Minnesota child care facility capital grant program bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/19/20186783Introduction and first reading 
03/19/2018Referred to Capital Investment


SF 3672 Eken
HF 3939 Lien
Revisor No.: 18-6382
Topic: Housing and Housing Finance Agency (HFA)
Short Description: Border city development zones income and property tax incentives authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/21/20186866Introduction and first reading 
03/21/2018Referred to Taxes


SF 3880 Eken
Revisor No.: 18-7461
Topic: Children and Families
Short Description: Foster child dependents income tax subtraction authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/29/20187123Introduction and first reading 
03/29/2018Referred to Taxes


SF 3894 Eken
HF 4319 Marquart
Revisor No.: 18-5766
Topic: Government-Local
Short Description: Local government emergency management readiness grants appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
04/09/20187253Introduction and first reading 
04/09/2018Referred to Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy


SF 4067 Eken
Revisor No.: 18-7767
Topic: Economic Development
Short Description: Border city enterprise zones modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
05/07/20188738Introduction and first reading 
05/07/2018Referred to Taxes


SF 4074 Eken
HF 4496 Lien
Revisor No.: 18-7803
Topic: Railroads, Rail Lines, and LRT
Short Description: Moorhead 21st Street South rail grade crossing separation bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
05/09/20188799Introduction and first reading 
05/09/2018Referred to Capital Investment
See HF4425, Art. 1, Sec. 16, Sub. 21


SR 263 Eken
Revisor No.: 18-7887
Topic: 
Short Description: A Senate resolution congratulating Grant Leshovsky of Hawley, Minnesota, for receiving the Eagle Award
DATED-PG ACTIONS
05/18/20189302Introduction 
05/18/20189302Referred to Rules and Administration


SR 264 Eken
Revisor No.: 18-7885
Topic: 
Short Description: A Senate resolution congratulating Cameron Lunde of Hawley, Minnesota, for receiving the Eagle Award
DATED-PG ACTIONS
05/18/20189302Introduction 
05/18/20189302Referred to Rules and Administration


SR 265 Eken
Revisor No.: 18-7886
Topic: 
Short Description: A Senate resolution congratulating Julian Wilkie of Hawley, Minnesota, for receiving the Eagle Award
DATED-PG ACTIONS
05/18/20189303Introduction 
05/18/20189303Referred to Rules and Administration


SR 266 Eken
Revisor No.: 18-7884
Topic: 
Short Description: A Senate resolution congratulating Brady Fenske of Hawley, Minnesota, for receiving the Eagle Award
DATED-PG ACTIONS
05/18/20189303Introduction 
05/18/20189303Referred to Rules and Administration


SR 267 Eken
Revisor No.: 18-7883
Topic: 
Short Description: A Senate resolution congratulating Rem Jacobson of Hawley, Minnesota, for receiving the Eagle Award
DATED-PG ACTIONS
05/18/20189303Introduction 
05/18/20189303Referred to Rules and Administration


SR 268 Eken
Revisor No.: 18-7882
Topic: 
Short Description: A Senate resolution congratulating Blake Tuckner of Hawley, Minnesota, for receiving the Eagle Award
DATED-PG ACTIONS
05/18/20189303Introduction 
05/18/20189303Referred to Rules and Administration


SR 269 Eken
Revisor No.: 18-7881
Topic: 
Short Description: A Senate resolution congratulating Marshall Ness of Hawley, Minnesota, for receiving the Eagle Award
DATED-PG ACTIONS
05/18/20189303Introduction 
05/18/20189303Referred to Rules and Administration


SR 270 Eken
Revisor No.: 18-7880
Topic: 
Short Description: A Senate resolution congratulating Connor Ness of Hawley, Minnesota, for receiving the Eagle Award
DATED-PG ACTIONS
05/18/20189303Introduction 
05/18/20189303Referred to Rules and Administration