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Minnesota Senate Bill Author

2019 - 2020
SENATE INDEX

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MINNESOTA SENATE 91st LEGISLATURE

AUTHOR LIST


2019 - 2020

Bakk
Chief Author List
Friday, May 29, 2020


SF 138 Bakk; Wiger
HF 126 Ecklund
Revisor No.: 19-0527
Topic: Lands
Short Description: Horseshoe Bay state lands lease terms modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/14/201982Introduction and first reading 
01/14/2019Referred to Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance


SF 205 Bakk; Tomassoni
HF 253 Ecklund
Revisor No.: 19-1892
Topic: Transportation and Transportation Department (DOT)
Short Description: Special paper products vehicle permit modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/17/2019106Introduction and first reading 
01/17/2019Referred to Transportation Finance and Policy
See First Special Session 2019, HF6, Art. 3, Sec. 66


SF 335 Bakk
HF 581 Sandstede
Revisor No.: 19-1893
Topic: Taxation-Property
Short Description: Proctor speedway property tax exemption establishment
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/22/2019131Introduction and first reading 
01/22/2019Referred to Taxes


SF 336 Bakk
HF 214 Ecklund
Revisor No.: 19-1924
Topic: Parks and Trails
Short Description: St. Louis county all-terrain vehicle trail bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/22/2019131Introduction and first reading 
01/22/2019Referred to Environment and Natural Resources Finance
03/05/20205267Withdrawn and re-referred to Capital Investment


SF 337 Bakk; Dziedzic
HF 144 Ecklund
Revisor No.: 19-1465
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: International Falls local sales and use tax imposition authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/22/2019132Introduction and first reading 
01/22/2019Referred to Taxes
See First Special Session 2019, HF5, Art. 6, Sec. 20


SF 384 Bakk
HF 137 Ecklund
Revisor No.: 19-1120
Topic: Economic Development
Short Description: Workforce development training program funds availability extension
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/22/2019139Introduction and first reading 
01/22/2019Referred to Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy
See First Special Session 2019, HF2, Art, 2, Sec. 6


SF 460 Bakk; Tomassoni
Revisor No.: 19-1675
Topic: Counties-Specific
Short Description: St. Louis county public sale of surplus state lands
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/24/2019160Introduction and first reading 
01/24/2019Referred to Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance


SF 478 Bakk; Simonson; Tomassoni
HF 181 Murphy
Revisor No.: 19-1160
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: Duluth North Shore sanitary district debt relief appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/24/2019163Introduction and first reading 
01/24/2019Referred to Environment and Natural Resources Finance


SF 496 Bakk; Wiger
HF 412 Ecklund
Revisor No.: 19-2194
Topic: Education-Higher
Short Description: Cook county higher education board educational programming and academic support service to remote regions appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/28/2019173Introduction and first reading 
01/28/2019Referred to Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy
See SF2415, Art. 1, Sec. 3, Sub. 3


SF 497 Bakk; Tomassoni
HF 251 Ecklund
Revisor No.: 19-1923
Topic: Parks and Trails
Short Description: Lake Vermilion-Soudan Underground Mine State Park redesignation as a state recreation area requirement
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/28/2019173Introduction and first reading 
01/28/2019Referred to Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance


SF 641 Bakk; Wiger; Clausen; Eichorn; Tomassoni
HF 401 Ecklund
Revisor No.: 19-2193
Topic: Counties-Specific
Short Description: Cook county higher education board educational programming and academic support services to remote regions in northeaster Minnesota appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/31/2019208Introduction and first reading 
01/31/2019Referred to Higher Education Finance and Policy
See SF2415, Art. 1, Sec. 3, Sub. 3


SF 662 Bakk; Tomassoni; Hawj
HF 402 Ecklund
Revisor No.: 19-2309
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: Crane Lake public-water access and site preparation appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/31/2019212Introduction and first reading 
01/31/2019Referred to Environment and Natural Resources Finance
See SF4499, Art. 2, Sec. 2, Sub. 9(s)


SF 808 Bakk; Franzen
HF 1318 Murphy
Revisor No.: 19-2774
Topic: Counties-Specific
Short Description: Two Harbors lodging tax rate increase; Lake county lodging tax imposition authorization for event and visitors bureau
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/04/2019246Introduction and first reading 
02/04/2019Referred to Taxes
See First Special Session 2019, HF5, Art. 6, Sec. 11 and 22


SF 1049 Bakk; Tomassoni
HF 403 Ecklund
Revisor No.: 19-1925
Topic: Parks and Trails
Short Description: Voyageur country ATV trail and Prospector Loop trail system grants appropriations
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/11/2019323Introduction and first reading 
02/11/2019Referred to Environment and Natural Resources Finance
See First Special Session 2019, SF7, Art. 1, Sec. 3, Sub. 5 (l)(m)


SF 1135 Bakk
Revisor No.: 19-3289
Topic: Government-Local
Short Description: Local government aid (LGA) previously reduced adjustment
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/11/2019338Introduction and first reading 
02/11/2019Referred to Taxes


SF 1225 Bakk; Tomassoni; Weber; Ingebrigtsen; Dahms
HF 1015 Ecklund
Revisor No.: 19-3184
Topic: Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU)
Short Description: Minnesota State two-year colleges supplemental aid appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/14/2019385Introduction and first reading 
02/14/2019Referred to Higher Education Finance and Policy
02/18/2019442Author added Dahms


SF 1598 Bakk
HF 1436 Murphy
Revisor No.: 19-3288
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: Two Harbors local sales tax authority modification, additional tax authorization and specification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/21/2019487Introduction and first reading 
02/21/2019Referred to Taxes
See First Special Session 2019, HF5, Art. 6, Sec. 8-10


SF 1770 Bakk
HF 1772 Ecklund
Revisor No.: 19-3982
Topic: Parks and Trails
Short Description: Lake Vermilion-Soudan Underground Mine state park appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/27/2019549Introduction and first reading 
02/27/2019Referred to Environment and Natural Resources Finance


SF 1869 Bakk; Tomassoni; Simonson
HF 1793 Ecklund
Revisor No.: 19-3949
Topic: Airports and Aircraft
Short Description: Falls International airport bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/28/2019582Introduction and first reading 
02/28/2019Referred to Capital Investment
03/04/2019641Author added Simonson


SF 1870 Bakk; Tomassoni; Simonson
HF 1792 Ecklund
Revisor No.: 19-3953
Topic: Airports and Aircraft
Short Description: Falls International airport appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/28/2019582Introduction and first reading 
02/28/2019Referred to Transportation Finance and Policy
03/04/2019641Author added Simonson


SF 1926 Bakk; Clausen
HF 2157 Olson
Revisor No.: 19-3863
Topic: Zoos
Short Description: Lake Superior zoo appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/28/2019592Introduction and first reading 
02/28/2019Referred to Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance
See First Special Session 2019, SF7, Art. 1, Sec. 3, Sub. 9 (a)


SF 1928 Bakk; Clausen
HF 1596 Olson
Revisor No.: 19-3828
Topic: Zoos
Short Description: Duluth Lake Superior zoo main building renovation grant bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/28/2019592Introduction and first reading 
02/28/2019Referred to Capital Investment


SF 2137 Bakk
HF 2176 Ecklund
Revisor No.: 19-4213
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: Babbitt Recreation Area campground construction bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/07/2019699Introduction and first reading 
03/07/2019Referred to Capital Investment


SF 2231 Bakk; Franzen; Tomassoni
HF 2140 Ecklund
Revisor No.: 19-4167
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: Silver Bay multimodal trailhead center bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/11/2019759Introduction and first reading 
03/11/2019Referred to Capital Investment


SF 2232 Bakk; Tomassoni
HF 2108 Ecklund
Revisor No.: 19-4341
Topic: Natural Resources and Natural Resources Department (DNR)
Short Description: Crane Lake access roads and public campground for Voyageurs National Park and Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/11/2019760Introduction and first reading 
03/11/2019Referred to Capital Investment


SF 2478 Bakk
HF 2501 Howard
Revisor No.: 19-4394
Topic: Government-Local
Short Description: City and town expenditures for city and town historical societies authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/14/2019925Introduction and first reading 
03/14/2019Referred to Taxes
See First Special Session 2019, HF5, Art. 4, Sec. 3


SF 2552 Bakk; Simonson
Revisor No.: 19-4660
Topic: Waste and Waste Management
Short Description: Rice Lake water, sewer, and utilities extension grant bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/18/20191006Introduction and first reading 
03/18/2019Referred to Capital Investment


SF 2629 Bakk; Tomassoni
HF 2656 Murphy
Revisor No.: 19-4759
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: Two Harbors wastewater treatment facility bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/21/20191235Introduction and first reading 
03/21/2019Referred to Capital Investment


SF 2707 Bakk; Tomassoni
HF 2723 Ecklund
Revisor No.: 19-4849
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: Ely Mesabi Trailhead and roadway improvements bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/27/20191392Introduction and first reading 
03/27/2019Referred to Capital Investment


SF 3124 Bakk; Wiger; Tomassoni
HF 3330 Ecklund
Revisor No.: 20-6714
Topic: Parks and Trails
Short Description: Gitchi Gami state trail bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/13/20204754Introduction and first reading 
02/13/2020Referred to Capital Investment


SF 3169 Bakk; Tomassoni
HF 3442 Ecklund
Revisor No.: 20-5898
Topic: Counties-Specific
Short Description: St. Louis county Loon Lake Portage state land conveyance prohibition
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/13/20204762Introduction and first reading 
02/13/2020Referred to Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance


SF 3170 Bakk; Tomassoni
Revisor No.: 20-5990
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: Rice Lake water, sewer, and utilities extensions bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/13/20204762Introduction and first reading 
02/13/2020Referred to Capital Investment


SF 3178 Bakk; Tomassoni
HF 2951 Ecklund
Revisor No.: 20-6077
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: Crane Lake visitor center bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/17/20204774Introduction and first reading 
02/17/2020Referred to Capital Investment


SF 3179 Bakk; Tomassoni
HF 3034 Ecklund
Revisor No.: 20-6120
Topic: Counties-Specific
Short Description: Koochiching county rail grade crossing separation bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/17/20204774Introduction and first reading 
02/17/2020Referred to Capital Investment


SF 3180 Bakk; Tomassoni
HF 2950 Ecklund
Revisor No.: 20-5932
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: Rainy Lake marina bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/17/20204774Introduction and first reading 
02/17/2020Referred to Capital Investment
See SF4499, Art. 2, Sec. 2, Sub. 9(r)


SF 3181 Bakk; Tomassoni
HF 2949 Ecklund
Revisor No.: 20-5439
Topic: Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU)
Short Description: Northeast Higher Education District-Vermilion Community College bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/17/20204774Introduction and first reading 
02/17/2020Referred to Capital Investment


SF 3247 Bakk
HF 3375 Ecklund
Revisor No.: 20-6718
Topic: Employment and Economic Development Department (DEED)
Short Description: Bois Forte career development office certified workforce training pilot project and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/17/20204785Introduction and first reading 
02/17/2020Referred to Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy


SF 3260 Bakk; Lang; Ingebrigtsen; Dahms; Tomassoni
HF 3531 Ecklund
Revisor No.: 20-6851
Topic: Parks and Trails
Short Description: All-terrain vehicle (ATV) trails appropriation and previous appropriations modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/17/20204787Introduction and first reading 
02/17/2020Referred to Environment and Natural Resources Finance


SF 3493 Bakk
HF 3636 Ecklund
Revisor No.: 20-7213
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: Silver Creek wastewater treatment and collection system bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/24/20204880Introduction and first reading 
02/24/2020Referred to Capital Investment


SF 3536 Bakk; Tomassoni
HF 3443 Ecklund
Revisor No.: 20-6078
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: Tower Breitung water treatment facilities bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/24/20204887Introduction and first reading 
02/24/2020Referred to Capital Investment


SF 3537 Bakk; Tomassoni
HF 3635 Ecklund
Revisor No.: 20-7041
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: Babbitt wastewater treatment facility bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/24/20204887Introduction and first reading 
02/24/2020Referred to Capital Investment


SF 3538 Bakk; Tomassoni
HF 3465 Ecklund
Revisor No.: 20-7064
Topic: Airports and Aircraft
Short Description: Falls International Airport bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/24/20204887Introduction and first reading 
02/24/2020Referred to Capital Investment


SF 3578 Bakk
HF 2456 Murphy
Revisor No.: 19-4552
Topic: Historic Sites and Historical Societies
Short Description: Historic preservation corps contracting provisions creation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/24/20204894Introduction and first reading 
02/24/2020Referred to State Government Finance and Policy and Elections
03/05/20205267Withdrawn and re-referred to Local Government


SF 3651 Bakk; Tomassoni; Anderson, B.; Newton; Lang
HF 3444 Ecklund
Revisor No.: 20-5974
Topic: Counties-Specific
Short Description: Lake County Veterans on the Lake Resort improvements appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/27/20205021Introduction and first reading 
02/27/2020Referred to Capital Investment


SF 3807 Bakk; Tomassoni
HF 3834 Ecklund
Revisor No.: 20-7428
Topic: Parks and Trails
Short Description: Lake Vermillion-Soudan Underground Mine State Park bond issue and appropriation and second park unit designation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/02/20205113Introduction and first reading 
03/02/2020Referred to Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance
See SF4499, Art. 1, Sec. 78


SF 3931 Bakk; Gazelka; Eichorn; Wiger
HF 3826 Ecklund
Revisor No.: 20-7311
Topic: Taxation-Property
Short Description: Properties eligible for 4b classification expansion
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/04/20205228Introduction and first reading 
03/04/2020Referred to Taxes
03/05/20205267Author added Wiger


SF 3944 Bakk
HF 3883 Murphy
Revisor No.: 20-7529
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: Hermantown local sales and use taxes imposition authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/04/20205230Introduction and first reading 
03/04/2020Referred to Taxes


SF 4002 Bakk
HF 4136 Murphy
Revisor No.: 20-7882
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: Proctor local sales and use tax imposition authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/05/20205252Introduction and first reading 
03/05/2020Referred to Taxes


SF 4011 Bakk; Tomassoni
HF 4048 Ecklund
Revisor No.: 20-7641
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: Big Falls campground project appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/05/20205253Introduction and first reading 
03/05/2020Referred to Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance


SF 4301 Bakk
HF 4366 Ecklund
Revisor No.: 20-7915
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: Babbitt Birch Lake Recreation Area campgrounds appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/12/20205461Introduction and first reading 
03/12/2020Referred to Environment and Natural Resources Finance


SF 4356 Bakk; Tomassoni
HF 4439 Lislegard
Revisor No.: 20-8021
Topic: Counties-Specific
Short Description: Koochiching, Lake, and St. Louis Counties joint powers board management of all-terrain vehicles establishment and tax levy authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/16/20205509Introduction and first reading 
03/16/2020Referred to Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance


SF 4549 Bakk; Tomassoni; Rosen; Gazelka; Pratt
Revisor No.: 20-8447
Topic: Economic Development
Short Description: Minnesota 21st century minerals fund reimbursement; budget reserve forecast calculation adjustment; fund receiving small business loan repayments modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
05/04/20206077Introduction and first reading 
05/04/2020Referred to Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy
See SF4481, Sec. 1-2


SR 188 Bakk; Simonson
Revisor No.: 20-5429
Topic: 
Short Description: A Senate resolution recognizing Dr. Bruce W. Stender for his contributions to higher education in Minnesota
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/13/20204764Introduction 
02/13/20204764Referred to Rules and Administration