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MINNESOTA SENATE 91st LEGISLATURE

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2019 - 2020

Senjem
Chief Author List
Tuesday, August 20, 2019


SF 150 Senjem
Revisor No.: 19-1335
Topic: Human Services and Human Services Department (DHS)
Short Description: Olmsted county housing support provider supplemental rate authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/17/201997Introduction and first reading 
01/17/2019Referred to Human Services Reform Finance and Policy


SF 152 Senjem
HF 834 Lesch
Revisor No.: 19-1166
Topic: Taxation
Short Description: Bond Allocation Act definition of a public facilities project modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/17/201998Introduction and first reading 
01/17/2019Referred to Taxes


SF 210 Senjem
HF 488 Quam
Revisor No.: 19-1325
Topic: Traffic Regulations
Short Description: Motor vehicle parking violations surcharge removal
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/17/2019107Introduction and first reading 
01/17/2019Referred to Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy


SF 211 Senjem
HF 691 Quam
Revisor No.: 19-1324
Topic: Traffic Regulations
Short Description: Motor vehicle parking violations surcharge credit to highway user tax distribution fund
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/17/2019107Introduction and first reading 
01/17/2019Referred to Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy


SF 212 Senjem
HF 477 Theis
Revisor No.: 19-1321
Topic: Fire and Firefighters
Short Description: Mandatory fire sprinklers in residential housing prohibition
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/17/2019107Introduction and first reading 
01/17/2019Referred to Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy


SF 259 Senjem; Dziedzic
Revisor No.: 19-1328
Topic: Public Safety and Public Safety Department (DPS)
Short Description: Lifesaver grants appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/17/2019115Introduction and first reading 
01/17/2019Referred to Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy
02/14/2019402Author added Dziedzic


SF 314 Senjem
HF 437 Quam
Revisor No.: 19-2069
Topic: Highways, Roads, and Bridges
Short Description: Trunk highway #14 and Olmsted county road #104 interchange appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/22/2019128Introduction and first reading 
01/22/2019Referred to Transportation Finance and Policy


SF 650 Senjem
HF 594 Quam
Revisor No.: 19-2068
Topic: Highways, Roads, and Bridges
Short Description: Trunk highway #14 and Olmsted county road #104 interchange construction bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/31/2019210Introduction and first reading 
01/31/2019Referred to Capital Investment


SF 776 Senjem; Draheim
HF 787 Lillie
Revisor No.: 19-2740
Topic: Education and Education Department (MDE)
Short Description: Teacher preparation program leading to a license to teach the blind or visually impaired appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/04/2019240Introduction and first reading 
02/04/2019Referred to Higher Education Finance and Policy
02/21/2019492Author added Draheim


SF 777 Senjem
Revisor No.: 19-2739
Topic: Education and Education Department (MDE)
Short Description: Teacher program leading a license to teach the blind or visually impaired appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/04/2019240Introduction and first reading 
02/04/2019Referred to Higher Education Finance and Policy


SF 852 Senjem; Latz; Nelson; Pappas; Anderson, P.
HF 230 Youakim
Revisor No.: 19-0603
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: St. Louis Park perspectives family center expansion and renovation bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/07/2019278Introduction and first reading 
02/07/2019Referred to Capital Investment


SF 913 Senjem
HF 1409 Torkelson
Revisor No.: 19-1851
Topic: Government-State
Short Description: Minnesota licensing and registration system (MNLARS) contracts use of verification software requirement
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/07/2019288Introduction and first reading 
02/07/2019Referred to Transportation Finance and Policy


SF 941 Senjem; Eaton; Abeler
HF 721 Lee
Revisor No.: 19-2523
Topic: 
Short Description: Wildlife management areas insecticide use prohibition
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/07/2019292Introduction and first reading 
02/07/2019Referred to Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance
02/27/2019561Withdrawn and returned to author 


SF 942 Senjem; Westrom; Cohen; Dziedzic; Lang
HF 884 Schultz
Revisor No.: 19-2163
Topic: Employment and Economic Development Department (DEED)
Short Description: Workforce and affordable homeownership development program participating entities and available funding expansion; workforce and affordable homeownership account in the housing development fund establishment and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/07/2019292Introduction and first reading 
02/07/2019Referred to Agriculture, Rural Development, and Housing Policy
02/28/2019569Comm report: To pass and re-referred to Taxes
See First Special Session 2019, SF1, Art. 6, Sec. 28


SF 996 Senjem
HF 1455 Sauke
Revisor No.: 19-2981
Topic: Taxation-Corporate
Short Description: Income and corporate franchise tax research credit modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/07/2019301Introduction and first reading 
02/07/2019Referred to Taxes


SF 1107 Senjem; Dibble
HF 975 Richardson
Revisor No.: 19-3250
Topic: Commissions
Short Description: Commission of the Deaf, DeafBlind and Hard of Hearing appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/11/2019333Introduction and first reading 
02/11/2019Referred to Human Services Reform Finance and Policy
03/04/2019641Withdrawn and re-referred to Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy
03/21/20191238Withdrawn and re-referred to Energy and Utilities Finance and Policy


SF 1124 Senjem; Jasinski; Howe; Frentz; Carlson
HF 1008 Elkins
Revisor No.: 19-2893
Topic: Motor Vehicles-Registration, Licensing, and Taxation
Short Description: Vehicle registration fees increase; duplicate certificate issuance by deputy registrars consideration as an expedited service authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/11/2019336Introduction and first reading 
02/11/2019Referred to Transportation Finance and Policy
See First Special Session 2019, HF6, Art. 2, Sec. 27


SF 1197 Senjem
HF 1122 Lien
Revisor No.: 19-2847
Topic: Taxation-Income
Short Description: Federal tax law conformity; unreimbursed employee expenses itemized deduction authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/14/2019381Introduction and first reading 
02/14/2019Referred to Taxes


SF 1223 Senjem
HF 1089 Pierson
Revisor No.: 19-3212
Topic: Human Services and Human Services Department (DHS)
Short Description: Project Legacy grant appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/14/2019385Introduction and first reading 
02/14/2019Referred to Human Services Reform Finance and Policy
See SF1


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
See First Special Session 2019, HF6, Art. 3, Sec. 140(b)


SF 1271 Senjem; Carlson; Bigham
HF 1095 Elkins
Revisor No.: 19-2674
Topic: Government-Local
Short Description: Municipal street improvement districts procedures establishment
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/14/2019393Introduction and first reading 
02/14/2019Referred to Local Government
03/13/2019868Author added Bigham


SF 1355 Senjem
HF 1361 Quam
Revisor No.: 19-3497
Topic: Law Enforcement
Short Description: Law enforcement memorial plates personalized authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/18/2019422Introduction and first reading 
02/18/2019Referred to Transportation Finance and Policy


SF 1423 Senjem; Dibble; Rosen; Simonson; Marty
HF 1022 Long
Revisor No.: 19-2781
Topic: Energy
Short Description: Solar energy incentive program modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/18/2019433Introduction and first reading 
02/18/2019Referred to Energy and Utilities Finance and Policy
See First Special Session 2019, HF2, Art. 11, Sec. 1


SF 1456 Senjem; Abeler; Anderson, P.; Rosen; Pratt
HF 1405 Stephenson
Revisor No.: 19-3515
Topic: Energy
Short Description: Clean Energy First Act; electric utilities to meet resource needs using clean energy resources requirement
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/18/2019438Introduction and first reading 
02/18/2019Referred to Energy and Utilities Finance and Policy
03/11/2019784Author added Abeler
03/14/2019978Author added Anderson, P.
03/18/20191011Authors added Rosen; Pratt
04/01/20191445aComm report: To pass as amended and re-refer to Finance


SF 1459 Senjem
HF 1634 Theis
Revisor No.: 19-3645
Topic: Buildings and Building Codes
Short Description: Building code window cleaning safety anchor requirements modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/18/2019439Introduction and first reading 
02/18/2019Referred to Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy


SF 1529 Senjem; Franzen; Anderson, P.; Gazelka; Chamberlain
HF 1154 Xiong, T.
Revisor No.: 19-3160
Topic: Taxation-Income
Short Description: Unrelated business taxable income definition modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/21/2019476Introduction and first reading 
02/21/2019Referred to Taxes


SF 1542 Senjem; Hayden; Jensen; Marty
HF 840 Lien
Revisor No.: 19-3188
Topic: Human Services and Human Services Department (DHS)
Short Description: Medical assistance (MA) coverage of adult dental services expansion to include nonsurgical treatment for periodontal disease
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/21/2019478Introduction and first reading 
02/21/2019Referred to Health and Human Services Finance and Policy
04/04/20192159Author added Marty


SF 1622 Senjem; Rosen; Newman
HF 1896 Torkelson
Revisor No.: 19-3553
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: Minneapolis Stone Arch Bridge jurisdiction transfer to city from department of transportation (DOT)
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/25/2019516Introduction and first reading 
02/25/2019Referred to Transportation Finance and Policy


SF 1639 Senjem; Bakk; Anderson, P.; Frentz; Rest
HF 1642 Youakim
Revisor No.: 19-3541
Topic: Taxation-Income
Short Description: Historic structure rehabilitation tax credit modification, tax credit allowance and assignment clarification, and tax credit permanency
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/25/2019518Introduction and first reading 
02/25/2019Referred to Taxes
02/27/2019561Author added Rest


SF 1688 Senjem; Weber; Cohen
HF 1338 Wazlawik
Revisor No.: 19-2876
Topic: News Media
Short Description: Minnesota Public Radio (MPR) appropriations
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/25/2019526Introduction and first reading 
02/25/2019Referred to Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance
See First Special Session 2019, SF3, Art. 4, Sec. 2, Sub. 6, Clause (c)


SF 1836 Senjem
HF 80 Murphy
Revisor No.: 19-2304
Topic: Government-State
Short Description: Previously authorized capital projects funding source change; spending to acquire and better public land and buildings and other improvements of a capital nature authorization; Anoka county closed landfill bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/27/2019560Introduction and first reading 
02/27/2019Referred to Finance


SF 1891 Senjem; Rosen; Dibble; Marty; Jasinski
Revisor No.: 19-4031
Topic: Energy
Short Description: Community solar gardens contiguous county requirements modifications
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/28/2019586Introduction and first reading 
02/28/2019Referred to Energy and Utilities Finance and Policy


SF 1905 Senjem
HF 1737 Lippert
Revisor No.: 19-3857
Topic: Motor Vehicles
Short Description: Electric vehicle supply equipment appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/28/2019588Introduction and first reading 
02/28/2019Referred to Transportation Finance and Policy


SF 1979 Senjem; Nelson
HF 1333 Sauke
Revisor No.: 19-3193
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: Rochester Graham Park regional event center bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/04/2019628Introduction and first reading 
03/04/2019Referred to Capital Investment


SF 2012 Senjem
HF 2069 Bahner
Revisor No.: 19-4066
Topic: Human Services and Human Services Department (DHS)
Short Description: Community competency restoration task force establishment and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/04/2019634Introduction and first reading 
03/04/2019Referred to Human Services Reform Finance and Policy
03/14/2019901Comm report: To pass and re-referred to Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy
04/01/20191491aComm report: To pass as amended and re-refer to State Government Finance and Policy and Elections
04/01/2019Joint rule 2.03, referred to Rules and Administration
See First Special Session 2019, SF12, Art. 6, Sec. 77; Art. 14, Sec. 2, Sub. 7, Clause (a)


SF 2013 Senjem
Revisor No.: 19-4208
Topic: Human Services and Human Services Department (DHS)
Short Description: Statewide regional mobile mental health crisis response teams appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/04/2019634Introduction and first reading 
03/04/2019Referred to Human Services Reform Finance and Policy


SF 2014 Senjem
HF 2159 Quam
Revisor No.: 19-4059
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: Oronoco wastewater infrastructure appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/04/2019634Introduction and first reading 
03/04/2019Referred to Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy


SF 2015 Senjem
HF 2158 Quam
Revisor No.: 19-4058
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: Oronoco wastewater infrastructure bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/04/2019635Introduction and first reading 
03/04/2019Referred to Capital Investment


SF 2016 Senjem
HF 1148 Christensen
Revisor No.: 19-3413
Topic: Energy
Short Description: School energy conservation revolving loan fund establishment and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/04/2019635Introduction and first reading 
03/04/2019Referred to Energy and Utilities Finance and Policy


SF 2017 Senjem; Dziedzic
HF 1317 Bierman
Revisor No.: 19-3239
Topic: Energy
Short Description: Solar energy systems purchase and installation temporary income tax credit establishment
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/04/2019635Introduction and first reading 
03/04/2019Referred to Taxes
03/21/20191237Author added Dziedzic


SF 2018 Senjem
HF 417 Quam
Revisor No.: 19-2147
Topic: Crimes and Criminals
Short Description: Economic crimes victims assistance authorization; public outreach initiatives establishment; identity theft passport authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/04/2019635Introduction and first reading 
03/04/2019Referred to Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy


SF 2019 Senjem
HF 762 Quam
Revisor No.: 19-0549
Topic: Lakes, Ponds, Rivers, and Streams
Short Description: Hydroelectric revitalization revolving loan program creation and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/04/2019635Introduction and first reading 
03/04/2019Referred to Energy and Utilities Finance and Policy


SF 2020 Senjem
HF 242 Quam
Revisor No.: 19-0450
Topic: Transportation and Transportation Department (DOT)
Short Description: Microtransit rideshare pilot program establishment and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/04/2019635Introduction and first reading 
03/04/2019Referred to Transportation Finance and Policy


SF 2021 Senjem
HF 1617 Urdahl
Revisor No.: 19-3884
Topic: Water and Water Resources
Short Description: Clean water bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/04/2019636Introduction and first reading 
03/04/2019Referred to Capital Investment


SF 2054 Senjem; Simonson; Hoffman
HF 1683 Long
Revisor No.: 19-2835
Topic: Public Utilities and Public Utilities Commission (PUC)
Short Description: Utilities customer energy usage data customer access rights provision
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/07/2019685Introduction and first reading 
03/07/2019Referred to Energy and Utilities Finance and Policy


SF 2058 Senjem
HF 1952 Liebling
Revisor No.: 19-4099
Topic: Counties-Specific
Short Description: Olmsted county mobile mental health crisis program grant appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/07/2019686Introduction and first reading 
03/07/2019Referred to Human Services Reform Finance and Policy


SF 2146 Senjem
HF 2269 Mahoney
Revisor No.: 19-4126
Topic: Energy
Short Description: Public utilities commission (PUC) state biomass mandate contract approval requirement modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/07/2019701Introduction and first reading 
03/07/2019Referred to Energy and Utilities Finance and Policy


SF 2345 Senjem; Jasinski
Revisor No.: 19-4455
Topic: Education and Education Department (MDE)
Short Description: School safety facility grants appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/11/2019780Introduction and first reading 
03/11/2019Referred to E-12 Finance and Policy


SF 2407 Senjem
HF 1816 Liebling
Revisor No.: 19-4017
Topic: Health-Mental Health
Short Description: Somali mental health pilot project grant appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/13/2019860Introduction and first reading 
03/13/2019Referred to Human Services Reform Finance and Policy


SF 2448 Senjem
HF 2520 Quam
Revisor No.: 19-4650
Topic: Motor Vehicles
Short Description: Law enforcement memorial association license plates contributions distribution modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/14/2019921Introduction and first reading 
03/14/2019Referred to Transportation Finance and Policy
See First Special Session 2019, HF6, Art. 3, Sec. 22


SF 2571 Senjem; Anderson, P.; Chamberlain; Bakk
HF 2424 Davids
Revisor No.: 19-4618
Topic: Taxation-Property
Short Description: Class 4d property tax rate modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/18/20191010Introduction and first reading 
03/18/2019Referred to Taxes


SF 2609 Senjem; Franzen; Housley; Hayden
Revisor No.: 19-4470
Topic: Health and Health Department (MDH)
Short Description: Advance care planning on end-of-life care choices appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/20/20191065Introduction and first reading 
03/20/2019Referred to Health and Human Services Finance and Policy


SF 2621 Senjem
HF 2631 Nelson, M.
Revisor No.: 19-4732
Topic: Retirement
Short Description: Contribution limits by governmental subdivisions to supplemental pension funds and other retirement funds on behalf of laborers, plumbers and pipefitters and operating engineers who are covered by collective bargaining agreements increase; limited contributions to supplemental pension funds and other retirement funds on behalf of other building trades employees authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/21/20191233Introduction and first reading 
03/21/2019Referred to State Government Finance and Policy and Elections
See First Special Session 2019, HF10, Art. 2 and Art. 6, Sec. 4-5


SF 2637 Senjem
HF 2396 Long
Revisor No.: 19-4312
Topic: Buildings and Building Codes
Short Description: Voluntary stretch energy code establishment requirement; technical assistance for adopting jurisdictions
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/21/20191236Introduction and first reading 
03/21/2019Referred to Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy


SF 2729 Senjem
HF 2911 Brand
Revisor No.: 19-4310
Topic: Energy
Short Description: Solar site management modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/28/20191422Introduction and first reading 
03/28/2019Referred to Energy and Utilities Finance and Policy


SF 2747 Senjem; Hall; Ingebrigtsen; Pappas; Tomassoni
Revisor No.: 19-4869
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
04/01/20191519Introduction and first reading 
04/01/2019Referred to Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy


SF 2809 Senjem; Relph; Pappas; Tomassoni
HF 2822 Hausman
Revisor No.: 19-4898
Topic: Housing and Housing Finance Agency (HFA)
Short Description: Public housing rehabilitation and preservation appropriation bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
04/08/20192249Introduction and first reading 
04/08/2019Referred to Capital Investment


SF 2820 Senjem
HF 2826 Quam
Revisor No.: 19-4998
Topic: Transportation and Transportation Department (DOT)
Short Description: Transportation projects reserve account creation and tax checkoff establishment and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
04/10/20192391Introduction and first reading 
04/10/2019Referred to Taxes


SF 2899 Senjem; Pappas; Cohen
HF 2879 Hausman
Revisor No.: 19-5113
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: St. Paul History Theatre renovation bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
05/17/20194348Introduction and first reading 
05/17/2019Referred to Capital Investment


SF 2907 Senjem
Revisor No.: 19-5174
Topic: Airports and Aircraft
Short Description: Aeronautical towers regulation authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
05/17/20194350Introduction and first reading 
05/17/2019Referred to Energy and Utilities Finance and Policy


SF 2917 Senjem
HF 2129 Murphy
Revisor No.: 19-4428
Topic: Agriculture and Agriculture Department
Short Description: Rural finance authority bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
05/18/20194500Introduction and first reading 
05/18/2019Referred to Finance